Organized by Penn State Law Professor John Lopatka, an event titled "Perilous Seas: Piracy in the 21st Century" will feature a discussion on the law of the sea, enforcement of admiralty law and a historical perspective on piracy. The event will be held from 1-2 p.m. on Sept. 26, in the Greg Sutliff Auditorium at the Lewis Katz Building on Penn State's University Park campus.
Confirmed speakers include:
-- Vice Admiral James Houck, Judge Advocate General, U.S. Navy
-- Professor Joel Samuels, University of South Carolina School of Law
-- Dr. Clive Schofield, Director of Research and QEII Research Fellow, Australian National Centre for Ocean Resources & Security, University of Wollongong.