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This section of the book Cases and Materials on the Law of the Sea: Second Edition contains a list of places, terms and concepts relevant to the discussion on the law of the sea. The book introduces the law of the sea and questions about international law and international legal process. It examines the basic concepts of high seas freedoms, vessel nationality, and flag state jurisdiction. The book reviews maritime security and analyzes the dispute settlement system created by the United Nations Convention on the Law of the Sea (LOS Convention).

Keywords: flag state jurisdiction; high seas freedoms; Law of the Sea (LOS) Convention; maritime security; vessel nationality



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