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Environmental protection also serves to penalise polluters within domestic legal systems. Admiralty Law and the sea law lay a basic framework for free trade and commerce across the world’s oceans and seas, where outside of a country’s zone of control. Shipping companies operate through ordinary principles of commercial law, generalised for a global market. Admiralty law also encompasses specialised issues such as salvage, maritime liens, and injuries to passengers.
- Suffolk Law Alumni Magazine asks alumni and faculty what lessons they have learned after some challenging years.
- Negligence does not carry criminal responsibility unless a particular crime provides for its punishment.
- William Blackstone, from around 1760, was the first scholar to collect, describe, and teach the common law.
- But trusts can also be set up for charitable purposes, famous examples being the British Museum or the Rockefeller Foundation.
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