Thursday, July 23, 2015

Scharf, Newton, & Sterio: Prosecuting Maritime Piracy: Domestic Solutions to International Crimes

Michael P. Scharf (Case Western Reserve Univ. - Law), Michael Newton (Vanderbilt Univ. - Law), & Milena Sterio (Cleveland State Univ. - Law) have published Prosecuting Maritime Piracy: Domestic Solutions to International Crimes (Cambridge Univ. Press 2015). Contents include:
  • Sandra Lynn Hodgkinson, The governing international law on maritime piracy
  • Sandra Lynn Hodgkinson, The incorporation of international law to define piracy crimes, national laws, and the definition of piracy
  • Ved P. Nanda, Exercising universal jurisdiction over piracy
  • Milena Sterio, Incorporating international law to establish jurisdiction: a comparative examination of the laws of the Netherlands, South Korea, Tanzania, India, and Kenya
  • Laurie R. Blank, The use of force against pirates
  • Mark V. Vlasic & Jeffrey DeSousa, The use of force by private parties against suspected pirates
  • Frederick Lorenz & Laura Eshbach, Transfer of suspected and convicted pirates
  • Milena Sterio, Pirates' right to a speedy trial
  • Frederick Lorenz & Kelly Paradis, Evidentiary issues in piracy prosecutions
  • Michael A. Newton, Piracy and the problem of 'command responsibility'
  • Jon Bellish, The issue of juvenile piracy
  • Eugene Kontorovich, The problems of pirate punishment
  • Yvonne M. Dutton, The potential for asylum seeking by convicted pirates
  • Michael P. Scharf, Conclusion