29. Admiralty/Maritime

Admiralty/MaritimeAdmiralty Law governs activities at sea or in any navigable waters. In the United States federal courts have jurisdiction over maritime law. Maritime law n. Also called “admiralty law” or “the law of admiralty,” the laws and regulations, including international agreements and treaties, which exclusively relate to the ocean, waterways, and ports. Laws that relate to commerce and navigation on the high seas and other navigable waters and that is administered by the admiralty courts.

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