Maritime Law in the U.S. and Puerto Rico: From Theory to Practice


DATE, TIME AND VENUE » Tuesday, March 3, 2015 » 1:30PM – 4:45PM » Universidad Universal, Hato Rey  [Edificio Universal, Calle México 16 – map] DESCRIPTION In an island such as ours, Maritime Law is a field of law that is always relevant, yet not widely discussed or studied by students and practitioners alike. The purpose of this seminar is to offer a primer of the most recent decisions in Maritime Law at the national level, and their relevance in Puerto Rico. The seminar also focuses on practical considerations in the litigation of an admiralty case from a judge’s perspective. Finally, the seminar addresses the interplay between Maritime Law and Environmental issues. PANELISTS Judge Gustavo Gelpí (U.S. District Judge for the … [Read more...]

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