Tag: pirate convictions

  • Prosecution Problems

    Industry experts have voiced concerns that only a small fraction of the pirates operating in seas around the world are successfully prosecuted. Following arrest it seems that only around 1.4 percent […]

  • Legal View

    The convictions of five Somali pirates sentenced to life in prison should be upheld because the definition of piracy under international law includes failed attempts, according to federal prosecutors. The […]