Concerning activities which occur at sea, including on small boats and ships in navigable bays; admiralty law (maritime law) includes accidents and injuries at sea, maritime contracts and commerce, alleged violations of rules of the sea over shipping lanes and rights-of-way, and mutiny and other crimes on shipboard; there are other special rules in processing maritime cases, which are often handled by admiralty law specialists; lawyers appearing in admiralty cases are called "proctors."