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wealllbe20 wrote:have you guys read this?
and the cases cited in the footnotes?
Who decides on admiralty jurisdiction?
legislative branch or judicial?
what does that article say about the scope of admiralty jurisdiction?
yes the DeLovio case in is the footnotes wayy up.
Annotation 15 - Article III
Shoonra wrote:It is the court that determines if a case falls within admiralty jurisdiction and the usual criterion is the presence of WATER.
The DeLovio decision -- De Lovio v. Boit (D. Mass. 1815) 7 Fed.Cases nr. 3776, page 418 - was a case involving marine insurance, insurance on a sailing ship and its cargo. No subsequent court applied maritime law to such dry land situations as automobile insurance.
Shoonra wrote:The insurance company may offer any kind of insurance it wants, this is a different issue entirely from whether litigation on that policy will be heard in admiralty jurisdiction.
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