Admiralty Law governs maritime causes of actions: both civil and criminal matters, commerce, and navigation activities, which occur at sea.Federal Courts have exclusive Jurisdiction over all these matters. And there is no right to jury trial in admiralty cases. Lawyers appearing in admiralty tribunals are called "proctors."
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