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Lozman v. City of Riviera Beach

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Case Term OT 2012
Category Other Cases
Question Presented Whether a floating structure that is indefinitely moored receives power and other utilities from shore and is not intended to be used in maritime transportation or commerce constitutes a “vessel” under 1 U.S.C. § 3, thus triggering federal maritime jurisdiction.
Lower Court's Decision Yes.
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    Outcome - Reverse

    This case was decided on 14 January, 2013.

    Roberts
    Robertsremand
    Scalia
    Scaliaremand
    Kennedy
    Kennedyaffirm
    Thomas
    Thomasremand
    Ginsburg
    Ginsburgremand
    Breyer
    Breyerremand
    Alito
    Alitoremand
    Sotomayor
    Sotomayoraffirm
    Kagan
    Kaganremand