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Tulane Law School strives to create opportunities that enhance our students' practical skillsets in order to better prepare them for their jobs following law school. Through partnerships with local legal professionals, alumni, employers and law school faculty, Tulane Law works to supplement the classroom experience with programs such as Intersession "Boot Camp", externships, judicial clerkships and pro bono opportunities.

Admiralty: Carriage of Goods by Sea

Course Description
A course involving the legal problems arising out of damage to cargoes transported between the United States and foreign ports, and focusing on the Carriage of Goods by Sea and Harter Acts, and the Rotterdam Rules. The Hague Rules and pertinent parts of the Chinese Maritime Code also are discussed. J.D. students must have taken Admiralty I and II. Graduate students have the option to write a paper or take an examination. The course is taught by Michael Butterworth, who is a partner at the firm of Phelps, Dunbar. (2 credits)
Upcoming Semester Offered
Spring 2016

Academic Programs Contact:
Office of Academic Services
Weinmann Hall, Suite 204
6329 Freret Street
New Orleans, LA 70118
tel 504.865.5935
fax 504.862.8373

Admission Contact:
Office of Admission
Weinmann Hall, Suite 203
6329 Freret Street
New Orleans, LA 70118
tel 504.865.5930
fax 504.865.6710

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