The law of territorial waters and maritime jurisdiction : the nature and extent of civil and criminal jurisdiction in marginal seas as evidenced by decisions of national and international courts, statutes, treaties, state papers, text writers, and general principles of international law, with commentaries and a proposed code

Jessup, Philip C. (Philip Caryl), 1897-1986
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  • Creator by Philip C. Jessup
  • Format Books
  • Publication New York, N.Y. : G.A. Jennings, 1927.
  • Physical Details
    • xxxviii, 548 pages ; 24 cm
  • OCLC ocm00413643


  • Includes index.
  • Includes bibliographical references (pages 485-493).


  • The three-mile limit -- Jurisdiction and control on the high seas adjoining territorial waters -- Sovereignty over territorial waters -- The prohibition laws of the United States and their application in American ports -- Seizure of hovering vessels in the absence of treaties -- The liquor treaties -- Court decisions under the liquor treaties -- Bays -- The law of the future
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