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Harbor Tug and Barge Co. v. Papai

Docket No.: 95-1621
Argued: January 13, 1997
Decided: May 12, 1997

Topics:

Jones, or Death on the High Seas, Economic Activity, Nongovernmental Liability

PartyNames: HARBOR TUG AND BARGE COMPANY, Petitioner, v. John PAPAI et ux.
Petitioner: Harbor Tug and Barge Co.
Respondent: Papai

Court Below: THE UNITED STATES COURT OF APPEALS FOR THE NINTH CIRCUIT
Citation: 67 F.3d 203
Lower Court Decision
Supreme Court Docket

Harbor Tug and Barge Co.
v.
Papai
520 U.S. 548 (1997)
Other Citations: 117 S.Ct. 1535137 L.Ed.2d 800 (520 U.S.
Question:

Could a reasonable jury conclude that John Papai is a Jones Act seaman in accordance with his record of employment?

Harbor Tug and Barge Co. v. Papai
ORAL ARGUMENT

January 13, 1997

Holding: reversed
Decision: Decision: 6 votes for Harbor Tug and Barge Co., 3 vote(s) against

Harbor Tug and Barge Co. v. Papai
Case Documents

1Opinion in Harbor Tug and Barge Co. v. Papai
2Opinion in Harbor Tug and Barge Co. v. Papai
Additional documents for this case are pending review.