Marine and Coastal Law: Cases and Materials (Hardcover)

Marine and Coastal Law: Cases and Materials By Dennis W. Nixon, Michael J. Daly, Susan E. Farady Cover Image

Marine and Coastal Law: Cases and Materials (Hardcover)


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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.

Dennis W. Nixon is professor emeritus of Marine Affairs at the University of Rhode Island.Michael J. Daly is a trial lawyer practicing in Providence, RI.Susan E. Farady is associate professor at the University of New England in Biddeford, ME. Read D. Porter is Deputy General Counsel for Environment within the Executive Office of Energyand Environmental Affairs of the Commonwealth of Massachusetts.Julia B. Wyman is the director of the Marine Affairs Institute at Roger Williams University School of Law and the Rhode Island Sea Grant Legal Program.
Product Details ISBN: 9781440877391
ISBN-10: 1440877394
Publisher: Praeger
Publication Date: March 29th, 2022
Pages: 522
Language: English