Admiralty Proceeding

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Admiralty Proceeding

Any hearing before an admiralty court. An admiralty proceeding is usually a lawsuit brought against another party over an event that occurred on the high seas. For example, if one is transporting a good overseas and the ship sinks, any lawsuit that results would be heard in an admiralty proceeding.
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inquisitorial model customary of admiralty proceedings in English and
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19) The in rem nature of the admiralty proceedings dispensed with the requirement of proving any underlying wrongdoing on the part of the property owner.