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Admiralty Section Bylaws Long Beach Bar Association .pdf (Acrobat)


Federal Statutes

Jurisdiction of Admiralty, Maritime, and Prize Cases - 28 U.S.C. ßß 1333
U.S. Coast Guard - 14 U.S.C.
Navigation and Navigable Waters - 33 U.S.C.
Shipping - 46 U.S.C.

Federal Agency Regulations

33 C.F.R. - Navigation and Navigable Waters
46 C.F.R. - Shipping

Federal Judicial Decisions and Rules

U.S. Supreme Court: Recent Decisions on Admiralty
U.S. Circuit Courts of Appeals: Recent Decisions on Admiralty

Federal Rules of Civil Procedure

State Material

State Statutes Dealing with Navigation

State Judicial Decisions

N.Y. Court of Appeals: Decisions on Admiralty
N.Y. Court of Appeals: Commentary from liibulletin-ny
N.Y. Court of Appeals: Appellate Decisions from Other States

International Material

Conventions and Treaties: Law of the Sea Convention
Conventions and Treaties: Multilateral Conventions (1946-1997)

Key Internet Sources

Federal Agencies: U.S. Navy
Federal Agencies: U.S. Department of Transportation
Federal Agencies: U.S. Maritime Administration
Federal Agencies: Federal Maritime Commission
Federal Agencies: U.S. Coast Guard

Institute of Maritime Law, University of Southampton
Univ. of Capetown
The Marine Insurance Megasite

Senate Committee on Commerce, Science, and Transportation (includes information from Subcommittee on Surface Transportation and Merchant Marine)

House Committee on Transportation and Infrastructure, Subcommittee on Coast Guard and Maritime Transportation

Links From Members:

LA/LB Marine Exchange - the Seaferers Communication Center

US Dept. of Labor - Longshore Desk Book

Links From Experts and "Friends of the Admiralty Section":
(The following links were provided by Paul Larson of Paul Larson Marine, Inc.) - The best "one size fits all" web site is which a GENERAL INFORMATION index with links to key info, such as Navigation and Vessel Inspection Circulars, the Marine Safety Manual, policy letters, licensing, investigation, Port State Inforamtion Exchange, Rules of the Road, etc. - GENERAL INFOMATION includes a link to all Coast Guard Marine Safety Offices. The Los Angels/Long Beach office. - GENERAL INFORMATION includes a link to the National Vessel Documetation Center. Access to the vessel documentaion date base is available through the National Marine Fisheries back door. - The Los Angeles/Long Beach Marine Exchange. It has a link to "The Mother of all Maritime Links" and other stuff, such as bollard pull certificate info on all the local ship assist tugs. - Notice to Mariner's info. - Recreational boating info.

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