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Tulane Law School strives to create opportunities that enhance our students' practical skillsets in order to better prepare them for their jobs following law school. Through partnerships with local legal professionals, alumni, employers and law school faculty, Tulane Law works to supplement the classroom experience with programs such as Intersession "Boot Camp", externships, judicial clerkships and pro bono opportunities.

Admiralty: Collision Law & Limitation of Liability

Course Description
This course presents the general principles of maritime collision law, including causation, legal presumptions, the effect of statutory violations, apportionment of fault, damages, special evidentiary rules and an overview of navigation Rules of the Road and their interpretation. This course then provides an in-depth study of limitation of liability from a practical point of view. After study of the theory of limitation of liability, the assertion of this right will be considered in detail, as well as the content of the limitation fund and how it is distributed. J.D. students must have taken Admiralty I and II. Enrollment in the course is limited to 35 students. This course is taught by Antonio Rodriguez and Alanson "Skipper" Chenault with the firm of Fowler, Rodriguez, Kingsmill, Flint, Gray & Chalos, L.L.P.  (3 credits)
Upcoming Semester Offered
Fall 2017

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New Orleans, LA 70118
tel 504.865.5930
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