POL 309-800, International Law
SUNY Oswego | Spring 2021
Dr. Craig Warkentin
Ch. 5, The Law of the Sea (231-253)
Recognize and describe each zone discussed in today's reading
Delineate the rights and responsibilities that attach to each zone
contiguous zone (386)
force majeure (249)
historic bay (234)
innocent passage (237)
internal waters (232)
territorial sea (235)
Under the 1982 Convention did the DAUNTLESS have the right to enter Haitian territorial waters and search and seize the NAHOA without seeking permission from the Haitian authorities?
Suppose the DAUNTLESS had not sought permission to enter Haitian territorial waters. Would that have altered the outcome of the case?
Suppose the DAUNTLESS had asked permission to enter Haitian territorial waters but the permission had been denied. Nonetheless, the DAUNTLESS seized the NAHOA. Would that have altered the outcome in the case?
Suppose the DAUNTLESS had sought permission from Haiti to enter [its] territorial waters and that permission had been denied but that the DAUNTLESS nonetheless seized the NAHOA. Haiti then delivered a protest to the U.S. government. Would that have altered the outcome of the case?
Study the map in Figure 4 (p. 251) and determine what rights (1) a foreign ship and (2) a foreign aircraft has to pass through the Straits of Tiran. Can the coastal states suspend those rights and if so, in what circumstances?