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The Law of the Sea in a Nutshell

The Law of the Sea in a Nutshell
Author: Louis Sohn - Kristen Juras - John Noyes - Erik Fra
ISBN 13: 9780314169419
ISBN 10: 314169415
Edition: 2
Publisher: West Academic Publishing
Publication Date: 2010-01-05
Format: Paperback
Pages: 613
List Price: $43.00

This comprehensive guide summarizes the current principles and rules governing the international law of the sea. Topics include the rights and responsibilities of states in various zones of the oceans, fisheries and non-living resources,vessel nationality and jurisdiction over vessels, maritime terrorism and security, maritime boundary delimitation and baselines, marine environment and dispute settlement mechanisms. The text discusses the widely accepted United Nations Convention on the Law of the Sea and other relevant treaties, legislation, and jurisprudence, including U.S. and European laws, cases, and practice.