Maritime Personal Injury, Professor deGravelles (one credit)
Comparative analysis of laws governing maritime torts with emphasis on seamen's remedies for personal injuries and death. The course covers the three main seamen's remedies: maintenance and cure, unseaworthiness and the Jones Act. In addition, attention is given to the tort remedies of those covered under the Longshore and Harbor Workers' Compensation Act as well as the Outer Continental Shelf Lands Act and of non-workers. Maritime jurisdiction, conflicts of laws and the rights of foreign seamen in American courts are also addressed.
International Maritime Law, Professor Dodson and Yiannopoulos (one credit)
Admiralty jurisdiction in historical perspective (United States, United Kingdom, and continental countries); torts and contracts; proceedings in rem and in personam; forum non conveniens and conflicts of laws.
International Law of the Sea, Professor Handl (one credit)
This course reviews the public order of the oceans, i.e., the basic principles of international law, both customary and treaty-based, that apply to maritime spaces, such as the high seas, continental shelf, seabed and ocean floor. It analyzes the allocation of jurisdictional powers among individual states and the international community at large over the various maritime zones involved; the use and management of ocean resources, including fisheries and seabed mineral resources; marine environmental protection and pollution control; military uses of the oceans and navigational safety. Special consideration will be given to maritime security, marine environmental protection and fisheries issues.
Mediation and Arbitration, Justice (ret.) Watson (one credit)
Course description to be provided.
Colloquial Greek (non-credit)
An introduction to the spoken language with some elements of culture and geography.
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