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Law in a Nutshell: The Law of the Sea

  • Edition : 2nd ed., 2010
  • Author(s) : Sohn, Gustafson
    • ISBN: 9780314169419
    • SKU: 50101
    • Condition: New
    • Format: Paperback

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    • ISBN: 9780314169419
    • SKU: 50101V
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This on-point reference emphasizes the United Nations Convention on the law of the sea, which has been accepted by the United States. It also takes into account other relevant U.S. treaties, legislation, and jurisprudence. This book includes coverage of the four 1958 conventions on the law of the sea ratified by the United States.

Features and Benefits include:
Timesaving reference tool;
Expert summary on the law of the sea;
Enhances understanding of extensive topic;
Answer exam questions quickly and accurately.

Table of Contents includes:
Nationality of Vessels;
Duties and Jurisdiction of Flag State and Restrictions on Jurisdiction of States Over Foreign Vessels;
The Baseline for Determining Zones of National Jurisdiction;
Boundaries of Maritime Jurisdiction Between Adjacent and Opposite States;
Internal Waters and Ports;
The Territorial Sea;
Exclusive Economic Zone;
Continental Shelf;
Exploitation of the Mineral Resources of the Deep Seabed;
Protection and Preservation of the Marine Environment;
High Seas Freedom;
Settlement of Disputes.

Don't let their small size fool you: West's Law in a Nutshell series represents the depth and breadth of the law in over a hundred different areas. Nutshells have a loyal following who swear by their succinct and easy to understand treatment of the law, and this particular title is a great illustration that learning the law doesn't have to be dry and confusing.
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