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Vanderbilt Journal of Transnational Law

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Case Digest

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261

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EMPLOYEE WHO SPENDS "SOME PORTION OF WORK TIME IN MARITIME ACTIVITIES" IS AN "EMPLOYEE" COVERED BY THE LONGSHOREMEN'S AND WORKERS' COMPENSATION ACT-Schwabenland v.Sanger Boats, 683 F.2d 309 (9th Cir. 1982)

UNITED STATES CARRIAGE OF GOODS BY SEA ACT EXEMPTS DEFENDANT FROM LIABILITY FOR SHIP DAMAGE INCURRED WHILE DISCHARGING CARGO--Seven Seas Transportation Ltd. v. Pacifico Union Marina Corp. [1982] 2 Lloyd's L.R. 465

IMMIGRATION AND NATURALIZATION SERVICE DISTRICT DIRECTOR IS ENTITLED TO BROAD DISCRETION IN WEIGHING CRITERIA FOR PAROLE DETERMINATION OF UNADMITTED ALIENS--Bertrand v. Sava,684 F.2d 204 (2d Cir. 1982)

THE RACKETEER INFLUENCED AND CORRUPT ORGANIZATIONS ACT DOES NOT APPLY TO POLITICAL TERRORIST ACTIVITIES LACKING A MONETARY MOTIVE--United States v. Ivic, No. 81-1350 (2d Cir.Jan. 25, 1983)

PAYMENT TO SELLER UNDER IRREVOCABLE LETTER OF CREDIT NOT BARRED BY MISREPRESENTATION OF THIRD PARTY, SEPARATE ATTEMPT TO EVADE EXCHANGE CONTROL REGULATIONS--United City Merchants v. Royal Bank of Canada, [1982] 2 All E.R. 720

IMPRISONMENT OF A RECIDIVIST UNDER MINISTERIAL DISCRETION MUST BE ACCOMPANIED BY PERIODIC JUDICIAL REVIEW OF THE LAWFULNESS OF THE DETENTION--van Droogenbroeck v. Belgium, 4 Eur. Hum. Rts. Reps. 443 (Eur. Ct. of Human Rights, June 24, 1982)

STATE PROPERTY TAX ON GOODS STORES UNDER BOND IN A CUSTOMS WAREHOUSE ARE PREEMPTED BY CONGRESS COMPREHENSIVE REGULATION OF CUSTOMS DUTIES--Xerox Corp. v. Harris County, 103 S. Ct. 523 (1982)

THE JURISDICTION OF THE INTERNATIONAL COURT OF TRADE HAS BEEN EXPANDED TO INCLUDE TONNAGE CASES COMMENCED BY THE UNITED STATES--United States v. Biehl & Co., No. 82-36 (Ct.Int'l Trade May 10, 1982)

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