This thoroughly revised and updated third edition of the prestigious Marine and Coastal Law casebook provides an essential overview of landmark legal decisions and statutory provisions in U.S. marine and coastal law, with a particular emphasis on regulatory changes and legal conflicts involving climate change, coastal resilience/protection, and sea level rise. In addition to a thorough updating of the contents of the second edition (including editorial commentary on every case), this new revised edition features extensive new content, including two entirely new chapters and new “learning objectives” for each chapter.
Produced by five experts in U.S. marine law, this third edition stands as an accessible and invaluable resource for both lay readers and legal professionals who are seeking greater understanding of the ever-evolving and frequently contentious laws and regulations governing U.S. and international fisheries, maritime shipping and transport, offshore oil and mineral resources, climate change mitigation strategies, coastal protection, marine pollution, and port and harbor operations.
- Clear and incisive editorial commentary on every case from recognized experts in the field of marine law
- Coverage for two centuries of changes to maritime and coastal law in the U.S., from the 1800s to 2020
- Extensive discussion and explanation of legal doctrines, concepts, and principles that provide the foundation for U.S. maritime law
- "Learning Objectives" for each chapter to aid understanding of each case