This article briefly traces the legal precedents behind today's internationally accepted concept of asylum and should be of interest to every officer who has held, holds, or someday may have a command at sea.
Goldie, Louis F.E.
"Legal Aspects of the Refusal of Asylum by U.S. Coast Guard on 23 November 1970,"
Naval War College Review: Vol. 24
, Article 4.
Available at: https://digital-commons.usnwc.edu/nwc-review/vol24/iss5/4