Court of admiralty

COURT OF ADMIRALTY. A court having jurisdiction of all maritime causes. Vide Admiralty; Courts of the United States; Instance Courts; Prize Court; 2 Chit. Pr. 508 to 538.

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holding that "a Court of Admiralty in one nation, can carry into
deliver them to the Court of Admiralty there to be proceeded
507 (1795), Supreme Court Justice Iredell declared that 'a Court of Admiralty in one nation, can carry into effect the determination of the Court of Admiralty of another.
Other scholars argue that the vice-admiralty court's jurisdiction was actually as narrow as the British High Court of Admiralty.
Robertson, Our High Court of Admiralty and its Sometimes Peculiar Relationship with Congress, 55 ST.
Costello, author of The Law of Habeas Corpus in Ireland, presents this complete history of the Court of Admiralty in Ireland.
In reaching this conclusion, the Court stated that "no court is better adapted than a court of admiralty to administer precisely such relief' and pointed out that admiralty courts are experienced with maritime liens and in rem proceedings, which resemble limitation actions in many ways.
From a third 1577 perspective, a court of admiralty investigated aiders and abettors on land who bought goods from a pirate ship and fed and enabled the pirates.
The sanctuary chairs were presented by Sir Leoline (Llewellyn) Jenkins, Judge of the High Court of Admiralty, later Secretary of State to Charles II.
Such a conclusion is contrary to decades of admiralty jurisprudence in which the ability to give clean title to the ship has been a fundamental aspect of the power of a court of Admiralty in ordering the sale of an arrested ship.
High Court of Admiralty, Examinations: 1564, 1565, 1567, 1568, 1569, 1572, 1575, 1583, 1584, 1585, 1587, 1594.