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Admiralty Law - Are Seamen Still The "Wards Of Admiralty"? Sutton V. Earles: Ninth Circuit Extends Loss Of Society Damages To Non-Dependent Parents Of Non-Seamen In Maritime Wrongful Death Action, Arthur F. Mead Ill Sep 2010

Admiralty Law - Are Seamen Still The "Wards Of Admiralty"? Sutton V. Earles: Ninth Circuit Extends Loss Of Society Damages To Non-Dependent Parents Of Non-Seamen In Maritime Wrongful Death Action, Arthur F. Mead Ill

Golden Gate University Law Review

This comment compares the Ninth Circuit's holding with the approaches other courts have taken regarding loss of society damages and the dependency rule for awarding such recovery in maritime wrongful death actions. This comment concludes that, although the Ninth Circuit's decision was an empathetic attempt at developing the law of maritime damages, the holding's glaring conflict with the spirit of the maritime remedial statutory scheme is exemplary of a growing problem in maritime law. Specifically, as judges struggle to keep the rules of admiralty current with common law developments outside the maritime context, the separation of judge-made doctrine from Congressional …


Survey: Women And California Law, Carol A. King Sep 2010

Survey: Women And California Law, Carol A. King

Golden Gate University Law Review

This survey of California Law, a regular feature of the Women's Law Forum, summarizes recent California Supreme Court and Court of Appeal decisions of special importance to women. A brief analysis of the issues pertinent to women raised in each case is provided.


Deshotel V. Atchison, T. & S. F. R. Co. [Dissent], Jesse W. Carter Jul 1958

Deshotel V. Atchison, T. & S. F. R. Co. [Dissent], Jesse W. Carter

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Where the legislature had not changed the common law rule that a wife could not recover for the loss of consortium resulting from her husband's negligent injury, the wife had no claim for such losses against those who caused her husband's injury.