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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(140) While Justice Thomas stated that the Court based its decision solely on doctrine; this Note finds that the real reason behind the Court's decision was an originalist concern with uniformity among admiralty courts.
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His was not only the first British admiralty court in the New World but also the first European court in Canada, so it should be of interest not only to Newfoundlanders but also to students of British and Canadian legal history.
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Chief Justice Taney disposed of this distinction as artificial and irrelevant to the purposes served by admiralty courts:
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admiralty courts are free to adjudicate a foreign sovereign's claim to maritime property (whether a vessel or cargo), so long as that sovereign was not ousted of its actual possession at the institution of the proceeding, is one of long-standing and pedigree.