Flag of Convenience
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The paper discusses the standing of a woman who, along with her husband, was a crime victim aboard a cruise ship by the ship's employees. The paper concludes that she can sue in both the United States and in Liberia.
From the Paper:"In the case against DWI, a passenger cruise line with ships flagged in the Bahamas and Liberia, Mrs Lowell has standing to sue DWI despite the fact that the ship is flagged under Liberia. Given that admiralty law establishes the fact that a ship's flag determines which country has jurisdiction, Mrs Lowell's ability to recover damages from DWI is limited. Nevertheless, an American court can still exercise jurisdiction over a Liberian ship. This essay will discuss the public and private..."
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