Eugene Kontorovich

Eugene Kontorovich is a professor at Northwestern University School of Law.

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Piracy and the Political Question Doctrine in Non-Conflict Uses of Force

The International Tribunal for the Law of the Sea issued a provisional order in the Enrica Lexie case on August 24th. This epic legal battle between India and Italy concern's the latter’s efforts to prosecute Italian marines who accidentally killed Indian fishermen that they had mistaken them for pirates. In June, Italy submitted the dispute for arbitration to the International Tribunal for the Law of the Sea, which on Aug.