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Fall 2019
LAW194  A  THE LEGAL ENVIRONMENT OF THE CRUISE INDUSTRY

Course Description
This is an introduction to the laws governing the cruise industry. Its principal focus is on the rights of the 20 million Americans who cruise each year. There also will be discussion of seafarer rights under U.S. law. The environmental and social regulation of the burgeoning industry will be discussed.

Course Schedule
Dates Day Time Room
08-12-2019 - 11-21-2019   MW  11:00 AM-12:20 PM G363

Course Frequency
Occasional course offering

Course Information

Credits: 3
Pass/Fail Option: No
Prerequisite:
Method of Evaluation: Exam
Graduation Requirements Fulfilled By Course:
General
Special Attributes: None
Course Delivery:

Special Restrictions:
Law Track(s):
Admiralty - Specialized
Business & Taxation - Specialized
Employment & Labor - Related
International & Comparative Law - Related
Bar Subject(s): None
Concentration(s):
Environmental Law (Concentration)   More information
Course Book(s):
Textbook Required:
No  
Additional Materials:
Required course materials will be available for purchase at the law library Copy Center located in room B207. Cost information will be emailed to students at the beginning of the semester.  
First Class Assignment(s):
  • Assignment: Please read pp. 1-19 in the Course Materials (available at the Copy Center located in room B207). Be prepared to discuss Kossick’s analysis of the grounds for Maritime jurisdiction and the difference it makes. Also be prepared to discuss Shute’s analysis of the legal effect of the Carnival ticket. Be prepared to explore the consequences this decision.

    Material:
    No textbook is required for the course but Professor Rosen has collected the required readings and created a course materials packet for students which is available for purchase at the Copy Center.

    Additional Information:
    Part I of the Course Materials is available for purchasing at the Law Library Copy Center located in room B207. The total amount for the purchase of the packet is $30.00, which includes taxes, and is payable by cash, check, or Cane ID/Express Account. Debit and credit cards are NOT accepted forms of payment.
      

    Add Funds Cane Express for Supplement Purchases.pdf

 
Professor(s)

ROSEN, ROBERT E.


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Contact Information:
Email: rrosen@law.miami.edu
Phone: (305)284-4801
Office: G370