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Scharf casts piracy into light with new book, media Q&A

Sunday, November 23, 2014  /  Rate this article:
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Despite popular belief, piracy remains a serious international threat, and Interim Dean Michael P. Scharf’s research is bringing the issue to new light with his 17th book, Prosecuting Maritime Piracy (with M. Newton and M. Sterio). To be published shortly by Cambridge University Press, the book provides insight into the issues facing domestic piracy prosecutions, including the difficulties in presenting evidence in trials, juvenile pirates and the rights of pirate defendants. The International Justice Tribune included a page-long Q&A with Scharf about piracy in its Oct. 22, 2014 issue (#128), available at

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