Petition of the day
The petition of the day is:
Lozman v. City of Riviera Beach, Florida (Granted )
Issue(s): 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.
Certiorari stage documents:
Recommended Citation: Kiera Flynn, Petition of the day, SCOTUSblog (Dec. 5, 2011, 11:43 PM), http://www.scotusblog.com/2011/12/petition-of-the-day-220/