Tuesday, March 24, 2009

Titanic Case

The wreck of the Titanic was found in 1985 and started a legal tussle regarding ownership of the artifacts. A federal judge in Norfolk, VA is expected to rule soon that the items must remain together and accessible to the public. There is a sub-set of law devoted to shipwreck and salvage; and the Titanic is a prime example of some of the legal conflicts generated.

Ernster, the Virtual Library Cat

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