admiralty and maritime jurisdiction.The exercise of authority over maritime cases by the U.S.
district courts sitting in admiralty. See 28 USCA § 1333. — Often shortened to admiralty
jurisdiction; maritime jurisdiction.See ADMIRALTY(1); SUPPLEMENTAL RULES FOR
CERTAIN ADMIRALTY AND MARITIME CLAIMS . [Cases: Admiralty 1–25. C.J.S.
Admiralty §§ 2–86, 280; Conflict of Laws § 49.] [Blacks Law 8th]