What happens if you commit a crime in space?

Press/Media: Expert Comment

Period28 Aug 2019 → 2 Sep 2019

Media coverage

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Media coverage

  • Title What happens if you commit a crime in space?
    Degree of recognitionNational
    Media name/outletABC News
    Media typeWeb
    CountryAustralia
    Date28/08/19
    PersonsDanielle Ireland-Piper

Media contributions

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Media contributions

  • TitleStar legal guidelines: What occurs if you happen to commit against the law in house?
    Media name/outletFooshya
    CountryAustralia
    Date2/09/19
    DescriptionNASA is reportedly investigating what could be the first ever alleged crime in space. Astronaut Anne McClain has been accused of accessing her estranged partner’s checking account through the web whereas on board the Worldwide Area Station (she denies the accusation).

    This offers rise to the query: what prison legislation, if any, applies in outer house? The quick reply is that, for a US astronaut aboard the Worldwide Area Station with a US alleged sufferer, US prison jurisdiction applies.

    The lengthy reply is extra sophisticated, and set to change into much more so with the appearance of space tourism, space militarisation, and commercial activity. Human exercise has elevated in house, with at the least 50 nations at the moment engaged in house actions.

    Area, just like the excessive seas, is taken into account res communis – it belongs to everybody and to nobody, nor can any nation lay declare to it.
    PersonsDanielle Ireland-Piper
  • TitleWhat Happens If You Commit a Crime In Space?
    Degree of recognitionInternational
    Media name/outletDailyhunt
    Media typeWeb
    CountryIndia
    Date2/09/19
    PersonsDanielle Ireland-Piper
  • TitleWHAT HAPPENS IF YOU COMMIT A CRIME IN SPACE?
    Degree of recognitionNational
    Media name/outlet2ser
    Media typeRadio
    Duration/Length/Size7 minutes
    CountryAustralia
    Date28/08/19
    PersonsDanielle Ireland-Piper