The Knight Commander Case, 16 Yale Law Journal 566 (1907)
Although but one of several instances of the same sort, involving the question of the legality of the destruction of a neutral ship by a belligerent, the sinking of the Knight Commander excited so much adverse comment in England at the time and has given rise to so much discussion since, as to make it a test case, one upon which it is convenient to base an inquiry.
Date of Authorship for this Version
Woolsey, Theodore S., "The Knight Commander Case" (1907). Faculty Scholarship Series. Paper 4145.