By: Kenderick Jordan*IntroductionSince the inception of 18 U.S.C. § 1115 and its predecessor, commonly known as the Seaman’s Manslaughter Statute (the “Statute”), many seafarers and shoreside personnel having duties to perform connected to management and navigation of a vessel have been subject to the lenient standard of simple negligence for the unintentional death of passengers...
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