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Vanderbilt Journal of Transnational Law

Article Title

Case Digest

Authors

Journal Staff

First Page

505

Abstract

1. Admiralty Shipowner's Warranty of Seaworthiness extends to any Regularly Used Mode of Ingress or Egress

Award of Prejudgment Interest in Admiralty may be Denied Party Substantially at Fault

Contribution will lie against the United States in Non-collision Maritime Cases when United States and Third Party Adjudged Mutually Negligent

Admiralty Jurisdiction does not Extend to Shoreside Injury Caused by Unloaded Cargo

Admiralty Jurisdiction does not Extend to Shoreside Injury Caused by Negligent Handling of Shipowner's Dunnage when Stevedore uses Own Equipment

2. ARBITRATION

Foreign Arbitration Award may be Enforceable at Bankruptcy although Issued after Initiation of Bankruptcy Proceedings

3. CONTRACTS Contract Imposing Monetary Obligation upon the United States must be in Writing to be Enforceable

4. CUSTOMS

Importer Need Not Disprove Classification of Item as a Toy in Order to Establish that it is a Game

Mere Change in Accounting Practice will not Lower Customs Duty

Wood Products Must be Wholly of Wood or in Chief Value of Wood to be Assessed as such Under the Tariff Schedules

5. JURISDICTION CONGRESS MAY REGULATE THE INTERSTATE COMMERCE OF PUERTO Rico

6. SHIPPING

Freight Forwarder Associated with Shipper-Connected Enterprise may remain Independent under Shipping Act

7. TAXATION

Venue in Nonresident Alien Tax Refund Suit Lies in Court of Claims Only

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