Criminal Practice – Piracy – Elements – Robbery UnnecessaryU.S. v. Dire The 4th Circuit upholds piracy convictions of five Somali nationals under 18 U.S.C. § 1651, even though they did not seize or rob the U.S. Navy vessel in the Indian Ocean off the coast of Africa, but only boarded as captives.
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Published: May 30, 2012
Time posted: 4:04 pm
Tags: Criminal Practice, Elements, Piracy, Robbery Unnecessary