Admiralty Court

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Admiralty Court

Any court that has jurisdiction over maritime law. This jurisdiction covers criminal and civil law, torts, and many other things. In the United Kingdom, admiralty courts sit very rarely. In the United States, ordinary federal district courts are considered admiralty courts when the dispute involves maritime law.
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The unfortunate Erizzo, aware as he was of the fact that it was a difficult undertaking to sue Corsi, considering that he enjoyed the protection of the lord admiral Sir Thomas Seymour, ventured to take the case to the High Court of Admiralty.
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The Vice-Admiralty Courts are branches of the High Court of Admiralty in England; the Judges are appointed from England, and we pay them; the process of these Courts is the same obtained in the Court of Admiralty.
Upon the commencement of the Supreme Court of Judicature Act, 1873 (65) in 1875, the old High Court of Admiralty and the common law courts were fused and the jurisdiction of each of the former courts was transferred to the new High Court of Justice.