TITLE

ENHANCING INTERNATIONAL EFFORTS TO PROSECUTE SUSPECTED PIRATES

AUTHOR(S)
Landsidle, Jennifer
PUB. DATE
June 2011
SOURCE
Case Western Reserve Journal of International Law;2011, Vol. 44 Issue 1/2, p317
SOURCE TYPE
Academic Journal
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
The article focuses on the international efforts and the role of international law in prosecuting the suspected Somali pirates. Topics discussed include multilateral and bilateral treaties for transferring suspects in lieu of national criminal jurisdiction, sentencing imprisonment for piracy suspects, and the laws for regulating piracy cases.
ACCESSION #
101773029

 

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