Practice and Procedure
Studies developments involving existing rules and statutes governing maritime practice and advocates changes to these laws to improve efficiency of litigation and enhance consistency among jurisdictions; has developed Model Local Admiralty Rules adopted by a number of federal courts; comments on proposed changes to the Federal Rules of Civil Procedure and Supplemental Admiralty Rules and assists in the process of their development to ensure harmony with admiralty practice; assisted in adoption of changes to federal rules and statutes addressing the right of interlocutory appeal, admissibility of Coast Guard marine casualty reports and forfeiture proceedings; has Subcommittees on Federal Rules and Statutes, and Local Admiralty Rules, and a Joint Subcommittee on Maritime Liens.
Chair: SAMUEL P. BLATCHLEY
Vice Chair: KIRBY L. AARSHEIM
Secretary: DANIEL J. CRAGG
Board Liaison: KIRBY L. AARSHEIM
MLA President: DAVID J. FARRELL, JR.
MLA First Vice-President: BARBARA L. HOLLAND
YLC Liaison: PHILIP M. THOMPSON
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We hope that you will attend our Spring 2020 Meeting and CLE Program scheduled to occur via Zoom on Tuesday, April 28, 2020 from 12:30 p.m. to 2:00 p.m. EST. Instructions to participate via Zoom can be obtained by emailing firstname.lastname@example.org.
Materials for the Spring 2020 CLE Program are available on the Practice and…[Read more]