Commander James Kraska holds appointments as a Senior Fellow at the Foreign Policy Research Institute and as Guest Investigator at the Marine Policy Center, Woods Hole Oceanographic Institution. A judge advocate in the U.S. Navy and Senior Series Editor of Nijhoff Oceans Law Series, Mr. Kraska has publications include Maritime Power and the Law of the Sea (Oxford, 2010), Contemporary Maritime Piracy (Praeger, 2011) and latterly published and much discussed International Maritime Security Law (M. Nijhoff, 2013). He holds both a research doctorate (S.J.D.) and master’s degree in law (LL.M.) from University of Virginia Law School, and a professional doctorate in law (J.D.) from Indiana University Maurer School of Law, Bloomington. The pedantic scholar also earned a master of arts in international studies (M.A.I.S.) from the School of Politics and Economics, Claremont Graduate School.
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Key Topics of the Video Lecture:
Freedom of Sea, Presidential Proclamation 5030 of 1983, USA and UNCLOS III, Normal Baseline, Internal Waters, Straight Baselines, Historic Waters, Islands and Rocks, Territorial Sea, Innocent Passage, Contiguous Zone, Archipelagos, EEZ, Maritime Security.
Youtube Link: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=8hNgczMAEJ0