Monday, November 2, 2009
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Class Action Suit Filed in Hawaii to Declare Jones Act Unconstitutional

Dear gCaptain- As you know, in and around 1916, Senator Wesley Jones, then a Senator from the great state of Washington urged the adoption of what has commonly referred to...

November 2, 2009
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Wednesday, August 26, 2009
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Jones Act Case Study: Scott Walter Maziar

Case Name: Scott Walter Maziar v. State of Washington and Department of Corrections Date Decided: August 25, 2009 Court: Court of Appeals of Washington, Division 2 Judge: Judge Armstrong Citation:...

August 26, 2009
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Wednesday, August 12, 2009
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Jones Act Case Study: Jorge Gomez Izaguirre v C & C Marine and Repair, L.L.C., et al.

Case Name: Jorge Gomez Izaguirre v. C & C Marine and Repair, L.L.C., et al. Date Decided: August 11, 2009 Court: U.S.D.C. Eastern District of Louisiana Judge: Judge Lemelle Citation:...

August 12, 2009
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Monday, August 10, 2009
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Jones Act Case Study: Jeremy Selby v Yacht Starship, Inc., and Troy Manthey

Case Name: Jeremy Selby v Yacht Starship, Inc., and Troy Manthey Date Decided: August 20, 2008 Court: U.S.D.C. M.D. Florida Citation: 2008 WL 3889625 (M.D. Fla.) Background: Employee, Jeremy Selby...

August 10, 2009
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Friday, August 7, 2009
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Jones Act Case Study: George “Jorge” Casas v U.S. Joiner, LLC and Northrup Gumman Ship Systems Inc.

Case Name: George “Jorge” Casas v U.S. Joiner, LLC and Northrup Gumman Ship Systems Inc. Date Decided: August 7, 2009 Court: U.S.D.C. Southern District of Mississippi Judge: Judge Guirola Jr....

August 7, 2009
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Thursday, July 30, 2009
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Jones Act Case Study: George Larry Myers v BP America, Inc.

Case Name: George Larry Myers v BP America, Inc. Date Decided: July 29, 2009 Court: U.S.D.C. Western District of Louisiana Judge: Judge Doherty Citation: 2009 WL 2341983 Background: Before this...

July 30, 2009
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Friday, July 24, 2009
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Jones Act Case Study: David Acosta v Aleutian Spray Fisheries, Inc.

Case Name: David Acosta v Aleutian Spray Fisheries, Inc. Date: 2nd July 2009 Court: U.S.D.C. – W.D. Washington – Seattle Judge: District Judge Martinez Citation: 2009 WL 1916070 (W.D.Wash.) Background:...

July 24, 2009
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Jones Act Case Study: Jameson Cooper v Meridian Yachts, LTD, et al.

Case Name: Jameson Cooper v Meridian Yachts, LTD, et al. Date Decided : July 21, 2009 Court: United States Court of Appeals, Eleventh Circuit Judge: Judge Trager Citation: 2009 WL...

July 24, 2009
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Wednesday, July 8, 2009
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Jones Act Case Study: Raymond Bartoe v. Missouri Barge Line Company INC., d/b/a Northern American Barge Line Inc., and Cape Girardeau Fleeting

Case Name: Raymond Bartoe v. Missouri Barge Line Company INC., d/b/a Northern American Barge Line Inc., and Cape Girardeau Fleeting Inc. Date: July 7, 2009 Court: U.S.D.C. – E.D. Missouri...

July 8, 2009
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Wednesday, June 24, 2009
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Jones Act Case Study: Perry Rose v Miss Pacific LLC, et al.

Case Name: Perry Rose v Miss Pacific LLC, et al. Date of Judgment: 15th June 2009 Court: U.S.D.C. – D. Oregon Judge: District Judge King Citation: 2009 WL 1688123 (D.Or.)...

June 24, 2009
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Monday, June 15, 2009
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Jones Act Case Study: Michael Bell v Fishing Company of Alaska

Case Name: Michael Bell v Fishing Company of Alaska Date: 15th June 2009 Court: U.S.D.C. – W.D. Washington – Seattle Judge: District Judge Martinez Citation: 2009 WL 1683204 (W.D.Wash.) Background:...

June 15, 2009
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Sunday, June 14, 2009
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Jones Act Case Study: Herbert B. Pretus v. Diamond Offshore Drilling Inc.; et al.

Case Name: Herbert B. Pretus v. Diamond Offshore Drilling Inc.; et al. Date Decided: June 12, 2009 Court: United States Court of Appeals, Fifth Circuit Judge: Judge Davis Citation: 571...

June 14, 2009
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Wednesday, June 3, 2009
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Jones Act Case Study: Andrew Cunningham v Interlake Steamship Co.

Case Name: Andrew Cunningham v Interlake Steamship Co. Date of Judgment: 2nd June 2009 Court: 6th Circuit – U.S. Court of Appeals Judge: Circuit Judges Daughtrey, Clay, & McKeague Citation:...

June 3, 2009
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Saturday, May 30, 2009
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Jones Act Case Study: Thomas Murray v City of New York, et al.

Case Name: Thomas Murray v City of New York, et al. Date of Judgment: 29th May 2009 Court: 2nd Circuit – U.S. Court of Appeals Judge: Circuit Judges McLaughlin &...

May 30, 2009
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Jones Act Case Study: Mark Eldridge v Star Line

Case Name: Mark Eldridge v Star Line Date of Judgment: 29th May 2009 Court: U.S.D.C. – E.D. Michigan – Northern Division Judge: District Judge Ludington Citation: 2009 WL 1513991 (E.D.Mich.)...

May 30, 2009
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Thursday, May 21, 2009
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Jones Act Case Study: Steve Kuithe v Gulf Caribe Maritime, Inc.

Case Name: Steve Kuithe v Gulf Caribe Maritime, Inc. Date of Judgment: 6th April 2009 Court: U.S.D.C. – S.D. Alabama Judges: District Judge Steele Citation: 2009 WL 928589 (S.D.Ala.) Background:...

May 21, 2009
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Wednesday, May 13, 2009
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Jones Act Case Study: Bobby Kirk v Noble Drilling (U.S.), Inc.

Case Name: Bobby Kirk v Noble Drilling (U.S.), Inc. Date of Judgment: 1st April 2009 Court: U.S.D.C. – S.D. Mississippi Judge: District Judge Starrett Citation: 2009 WL 910853 (S.D.Miss.) Background:...

May 13, 2009
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Friday, April 24, 2009
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Jones Act Case Study: Nigel K. Washington v Blanchard Contractors, Inc.

Case Name: Nigel K. Washington v Blanchard Contractors, Inc. Date of Judgment: 24th April 2009 Court: U.S.D.C. – S.D. Texas – Houston Division Judge: District Judge Sim Lake Citation: 2009...

April 24, 2009
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Jones Act Case Study: Steve Kuithe v Gulf Caribe Maritime, Inc.

Case Name: Steve Kuithe v Gulf Caribe Maritime, Inc. Date of Judgment: 6th April 2009 Court: U.S.D.C. – S.D. Alabama Judges: District Judge Steele Citation: 2009 WL 928589 (S.D.Ala.) Background:...

April 24, 2009
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Jones Act Case Study: Eric Taylor v Teco Barge Line, Inc.

Case Name: Eric Taylor v Teco Barge Line, Inc. Date of Judgment: 22nd April 2009 Court: U.S.D.C. – W.D. Kentucky – Paducah Division Judge: District Judge Russell Citation: 2009 WL...

April 24, 2009
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