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The Jones Act: A Sea of Controversy Surrounding U.S. Maritime Shipping

The Merchant Marine Act of 1920, better known as the Jones Act, is a contentious law governing maritime shipping within the United States. Signed into action after World War I, the Act aimed to bolster the American merchant marine industry for national security reasons. However, its impact has sparked debate for decades, with arguments for and against its continued existence. Accordingly in this blog post I’ll explore us maritime law which is known as us jones act indeed it’s also known us admiral maritime law i.e. maritime jones act. so let’s dive in to it.

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