"The present publication ... is a compilation of selected summaries of cases dealing with law of the sea issues from the late nineteenth century to the present time and is not meant to be exhaustive. The 33 cases selected have been deemed useful in understanding the evolution of jurisprudence concerning the law of the sea ... The publication is divided into seven chapters covering several key subjects contained in the 1982 United Nations Convention on the Law of the Sea: Chapter I - Baselines, bays and teritorial seas; Chapter II - Straits used for international navigation; Chapter III - Maritime delimiation; Chapter IV - Fisheries and marine living resources; Chapter V - Criminal jurisdiction and flag state jurisdiction on the high seas; Chapter VI - Navigation; and Chapter VII - Marine environment"--Introduction. At head of title: Division for Ocean Affairs and the Law of the Sea, Office of Legal Affairs. U.N. sales number: E.07.V.5.
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Includes bibliographical references.