Somali prison like university for its inmates, says Law’s Michael Scharf

Pirate trial reveals brutality on high seas

BBCMichael Scharf, associate dean for Global Legal Studies, discussed the sentencing of the Somali pirates who murdered four Americans in 2011. For many, incarceration is viewed as a vacation from life in Somalia. “[In prison] they get three square meals a day, they can study,” Scharf said. “It’s kind of like going to university.”