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Electronic Bills of Lading: A Never-Ending Story?

Over the last few decades, computer software and web-based operations have sparked the rise of paperless transactions, shaping how people communicate, organize information, and do business. However, the shipping industry has failed to catch on. For years now, legal maritime commentators have urged the shipping industry to embrace electronic technology expeditiously. 2 Regardless, paper documents […]

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Sailing to Calmer Seas: The United Kingdom Insurance Act 2015 and Its Potential Effect on United States Marine Insurance Markets and Law

Prior to the mid-twentieth century, the seas were virtually calm in the field of marine insurance, with uniformity of law existing in both Britain and the United States. Marine insurance laws between these countries developed from English jurisprudence originating between the seventeenth and nineteenth century. However, a distinct divergence emerged after the United States Supreme […]

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 […]

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 […]

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Regal-Beloit Revisited in the Reverse

Yaakov U. Adler | Essay In its landmark 2010 decision in Kawasaki Kisen Kaisha Ltd. v. Regal-Beloit Corp., the United States Supreme Court held that the Carriage of Goods by Sea Act (COGSA or Act), and not the Carmack Amendment (Carmack or Amendment), governed the inland rail segment of an inbound (overseas import) multimodal shipment under […]