The purpose of this paper is to review the historical development of the federal legislation which established "a contiguous fishing zone beyond the territorial sea of the United States," popularly known as the 12-mile bill, with particular reference to the interplay of political forces in order to expose politics and its role in the North Pacific fisheries
Kline R. Swygard,
Politics of the North Pacific Fisheries—With Special Reference to the Twelve-Mile Bill,
Wash. L. & Rev.
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