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Hercules Ascendant? A Gasp Of Breath From A 'Dead Letter'

Law360 (March 5, 2018, 12:25 PM EST) -- The Fifth Circuit’s recent decision in Sangha v. Navig8 Shipmanagement Private Limited[1] has continued the recent jurisprudential renaissance of personal jurisdiction decisions in a maritime ruling that has implications for jurisdictional disputes in all substantive areas.

And perhaps equally importantly (certainly just as interesting), the Sangha opinion may give fresh life to the much-debated, yet-to-be-resolved, but by all recent appearances dead-letter doctrine of removal of general maritime law (GML) claims under the revised provisions of 28 U.S.C. 1441 (as amended in 2014), notwithstanding the saving-to-suitors clause...
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