The Cruise Passenger’s Rights and Remedies 2014: The Costa Concordia Disaster: One Year Later, Many More Incidents Both On Board Megaships and During Risky Shore Excursions

While a cruise vacation may very well be the best travel value available, consumers should be aware that a cruise line’s duties and liabilities are governed not by modern, consumer-oriented common and statutory law, but by nineteenth-century legal principles, the purpose being to insulate these companies from legitimate passenger claims. … For example, if CLIA […]

The New Removal Regime

This Essay will focus on (1) changes to the statutes governing removal of lawsuits by the “Federal Courts Jurisdiction and Venue Clarification Act of 2011” (Clarification Act)and (2) how those changes have been interpreted by courts within the United States Court of Appeals for the Fifth Circuit’s jurisdiction. The Clarification Act makes removal of maritime […]

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Garanti Finansal Kiralama A.S. V. Aqua Marine & Trading Inc.

The Tulane Maritime Law Journal is proud to present the second 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:  Brooke Bacuetes PROMOTING JUDICIAL EFFICIENCY:  THE SECOND CIRCUIT’S EXPANSION OF […]

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Journal Team Wins Awards at JRB Competition

Congratulations to both of the Journal’s Judge John R. Brown Admiralty Appellate Moot Court Teams! Both Teams performed admirably at the 21st Annual Competition, which was sponsored by the University of Texas School of Law and Tulane University Law School and was held in New Orleans, Louisiana, on April 3-5, 2014. Both Teams were composed […]

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Casenote Presentations at Liskow & Lewis [VIDEO]

Presented by the ABA TIPS Admiralty & Maritime Law Committee. Graciously hosted by Liskow & Lewis. Featuring: Yaakov Adler — Introductory remarks Laura R. Beck — Punitive Damages Stowaway in the Fifth Circuit: McBride v. Estis Well Service, L.L.C. James K. Dumont — Pleading Insanity in Piercing the Corporate Veil: Supplemental Rule E’s Heightened Pleading Standard […]

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Man Ferrostaal, Inc. V. M/V Akili

The Tulane Maritime Law Journal is proud to present the first 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: Richard Leishman  Man Ferrostaal, Inc. V. M/V Akili, 704 F.3d 77 […]