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06/17/2016
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Last Sunday, when the scope of the tragedy at the Pulse nightclub in Orlando began to emerge, I sent the following email to the student body: Tragically, once again Americans are mourning the loss of...

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RWU Law offers a joint JD and master’s degree in marine affairs with the University of Rhode Island. Only 3 law schools in the U.S. offer such a joint degree.



Collision and Limitation of Liability

Course Number: 
LAW.785
Credits: 
2

This course presents the general principles of maritime collision law, including causation, legal presumptions, the effect of statutory violations, apportionment of fault, damage and an overview of the navigation rules.  It will also examine the theory and effect of the principles of limitation, and particularly the Limitation of Liability Act of 1854.