Rudyard Kipling, as always, never ceases to surprise; there is the expected jingoism ('the Hun is at the gate'), and poems reflecting his own bereavement and loss of his son, but one sees also his eye for and sympathy for the neglected or forgotten, notably the poems about the submarine fleet ('Few prize courts
sit upon their claims').
The Royal Navy intercepted blockade runners, only to see British Prize Courts
refuse to "condemn" cargoes because ownership could not be proven, allowing the merchant vessels to resume passage even when carrying supplies the Kaisereich needed.
American merchant ships, desperate for employment and trade, were ending up in British Admiralty Prize Courts
in Bermuda, Jamaica and England.
Jerusalem -- PNN -- A proposal drafted earlier this month by the Israeli Defense Ministry's legal advisor Ahaz Benari would allow the setting up of special naval courts, called prize courts
, that could confiscate ships that attempt to break through Israel's naval blockade on Gaza.
were largely responsible for adjudicating legal
The prize courts
controversy but unless there is a serious change of tack, next year's entries could be seen as farcical representations of all that is absurdly complicated and conceptual in art.
94) Prize Courts
were established, and a limited number of cargoes were seized as enemy goods,(95) owing to the short duration of the clash.