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Martin J. Davies

Admiralty Law Institute Professor of Maritime Law and Director, Maritime Law Center

BA with first class honours, 1978, BCL with first class honours, 1979, MA, 1983, University of Oxford; LLM, 1980, Harvard University

E-mail:  mdavies@tulane.edu
Telephone:  504.862.8824
Office:  Weinmann Hall, Room 255-F

Professor Davies joined the Tulane faculty in 2000 after a visiting appointment in 1999.  Previously, he taught at the University of Melbourne, Australia, where he was Harrison Moore Professor of Law.  Professor Davies has, since graduating from law school, taught law in England and in Australia, been a professional actor, and served as consultant to solicitor firms in West Perth and Melbourne.  He serves on the Editorial Board of Lloyd's Maritime and Commercial Law Quarterly and the Melbourne Journal of International Law. His teaching is in the areas of admiralty, international sale of goods, and torts.  He received the Felix Frankfurter Distinguished Teaching Award from the members of the graduating class of 2003, and again in 2011.

Professor Davies' CV 

Fall 2012 - Contracts I; International Sale of Goods
Spring 2013 - Admiralty II; International Commercial Arbitration
Other courses - Internet Law; Torts; Admiralty I; Admiralty II; Transnational Litigation


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Annual Surveys
McDermott v. AmClyde:  The Quiet Achiever (8th Nicholas Healy Lecture: Admiralty's Greatest Hits), 39 J. MAR. L. & COM. 11 (2008)
Bypassing the Hague Evidence Convention: Private International Law Implications of the Use of Video and Audio Conferencing Technology in Transnational Litigation, 55 AM. J. COMP. L. 205 (2007)
Australian Maritime Law Decisions 1999, 2000 LLOYD'S MAR. & COM. L. Q. 404 (2000)
Australian Maritime Law Decisions 1998, 1999 LLOYD'S MAR. & COM. L. Q. 406 (1999)
Australian Maritime Law Decisions 1997, 1998 LLOYD'S MAR. & COM. L. Q. 394 (1998)
Australian Maritime Law Decisions 1996, 1997 LLOYD'S MAR. & COM. L. Q. 432 (1997)
Australian Maritime Law Decisions 1995, 1996 LLOYD'S MAR. & COM. L. Q. 379 (1996)
Australian Maritime Law Decisions 1994, 1995 LLOYD'S MAR. & COM. L. Q. 385 (1995)
Australian Maritime Law Decisions 1993, 1994 LLOYD'S MAR. & COM. L. Q. 407 (1994)
Australian Maritime Law Decisions 1992, 1993 LLOYD'S MAR. & COM. L. Q. 253 (1993)
Australian Maritime Law Decisions 1991, 1992 LLOYD'S MAR. & COM. L. Q. 351 (1992)
Australian Maritime Law Decisions 1990, 1991 LLOYD'S MAR. & COM. L. Q. 326 (1991)
Australian Maritime Law Decisions 2000, 2001 LLOYD'S MAR. & COM. L. Q. 491

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