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Sad News for the TMLJ Community

Dear Tulane Maritime Law Journal Community,   The Tulane Maritime Law Journal is saddened to learn of the loss of one of our founding members, Mr. Robert B. Fisher, Jr., who passed away on Monday, April 25.  On behalf of the current Journal membership and the greater Journal community, we wish to extend our condolences to Mr. Fisher’s wife, son, siblings, and extended family.  Mr. ... Read More »

Maritime Law in the News: DARPA Christens Unmanned, Autonomous Vessel

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Yesterday, the U.S. Defense Advanced Research Projects Agency (DARPA), a sub-agency within the Department of Defense, christened an unmanned, automated vessel designed for use by the Navy.  This 130 foot “ACTUV prototype vessel” is capable of travelling thousands of miles without a crew.  Although Navy sailors will control the ACTUV’s mission and have the option of full control of the vessel if need be, the ACTUV ... Read More »

Plugging the Leaks: The Fifth Circuit Expands and Clarifies the Scope of the Bright-Line Robbins Dry Dock Rule in In re Deepwater Horizon

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The Tulane Maritime Law Journal is proud to present another installment in a series of forthcoming posts concerning recent developments in admiralty and maritime law written by members of the Tulane Maritime Law Journal. *This post has not undergone our full editorial process. By: David Bury Plugging the Leaks: The Fifth Circuit Expands and Clarifies the Scope of the Bright-Line Robbins Dry Dock Rule in In ... Read More »

Volume 39, Issue 1 Case Note Presentations [VIDEO]

Presented by the ABA TIPS Admiralty & Maritime Law Committee. Graciously hosted by Liskow & Lewis. Featuring: Bryan J. Kitz — Introductory Remarks Taylor Coley — Brokers and Buyers Beware: Underwriters are Nickel and Dimed by Strict Interpretation of Language in Excess and Umbrella Policies of Offshore Energy Companies Matthew Drenan — The Ninth Circuit Writes an Obituary for Section 903(c) of the LHWCA in Kealoha v. ... Read More »

Issue 40, Volume 2 Comment Presentations

TMLJ ABA Spring Case Note Presentation

Please join us for a presentation of selected works from Volume 40 of the Tulane Maritime Law Journal. This event is being graciously hosted by Liskow & Lewis and is being presented by the Tulane Maritime Law Journal in conjunction with the Admiralty & Maritime Law Committee, Tort Trial and Insurance Practice Section of the American Bar Association. We hope you will be able to make ... Read More »

Journal Member Selected to Present in London

Benjamin Woody, one of the journal’s LLM members, has been selected to present his case note: “The Sinking of Uberrimae Fidei–the Demise of a Harsh, Anachronistic, Doctrine” at the Tenth Annual International Graduate Legal Research Conference at King’s College London this April. Please join us in congratulating Ben on this impressive achievement. A link to the Conference’s website can be found here. Read More »

Vol. 40, Issue 1 Comment Presentations

Tulane Maritime Law Journal Volume 40

Please join us for a presentation of selected works from Volume 40 of the Tulane Maritime Law Journal. This event is being graciously hosted by Liskow & Lewis and is being presented by the Tulane Maritime Law Journal in conjunction with the Admiralty & Maritime Law Committee, Tort Trial and Insurance Practice Section of the American Bar Association. We hope you will be able to make ... Read More »

Volume 39, Issue 2, of the TMLJ is Now Available!

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The second issue of Volume 39 of the Tulane Maritime Law Journal is now available. A big thank you to all of our authors and editors! To purchase a print edition, please visit here. Read More »

Vol. 39, Issue 1 Case Note Presentations

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Please join us for a presentation of selected works from Volume 39 of the Tulane Maritime Law Journal. This event is being graciously hosted by Liskow & Lewis and is being presented by the Tulane Maritime Law Journal in conjunction with the Admiralty & Maritime Law Committee, Tort Trial and Insurance Practice Section of the American Bar Association. We hope you will be able to make ... Read More »

Vol. 38, Issue 2 Comment Presentations at Liskow & Lewis [VIDEO]

Presented by the ABA TIPS Admiralty & Maritime Law Committee. Graciously hosted by Liskow & Lewis. Featuring: Bryan J. Kitz — Introductory Remarks Albert D. Farr — Taxation of Marine Shipping Income: A Critique of U.S. Tax Laws in the Energy Transport Industry Allison Fish — The Potential Application of 18 U.S.C. § 1115 to Offshore Drilling Disasters: A Requiem for the Seaman’s Manslaughter Act? David A. ... Read More »