International Law Studies

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U.S. Government Printing Office, 1929 - International law
 

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Page 33 - As the price or compensation for the rights, powers, and privileges, granted in this convention, by the Republic of Panama to the United States, the Government of the United States agrees to pay to the Republic of Panama...
Page 11 - States in attaching to their coasts an extent into the sea, beyond the reach of cannon shot.a *30 "^Considering the great extent of the line of the American coasts, we have a right to claim, for fiscal and defensive regulations, a liberal extension of maritime jurisdiction ; and it would not be unreasonable, as I apprehend, to assume, for domestic purposes connected with our safety and welfare...
Page 33 - It has also been observed that an act of Congress ought never to be construed to violate the law of nations if any other possible construction remains, and, consequently, can never be construed to violate neutral rights, or to affect neutral commerce, further than is warranted by the law of nations as understood in this country.
Page 71 - ... although they be enemies to both or either party, they are not to be taken out of that free ship, unless they are officers or soldiers, and in the actual service of the enemy...
Page 89 - Congress notwithstanding ; but such seaman shall, for all purposes of protection as an American citizen, be deemed such after the filing of his declaration of intention to become such citizen...
Page 82 - Perhaps the case will not be one for the capture of the ship— for instance, because the master was unaware of the status of an individual who had come on board as an ordinary passenger. Must the soldier or soldiers on board the vessel be set free? That does not appear admissible. The belligerent cruiser...
Page 99 - If, to the knowledge of either the owner, the charterer or the master, she is transporting a military detachment of the enemy, or one or more persons who, in the course of the voyage, directly assist the operations of the enemy.
Page 29 - No proposition in international law is clearer, or more surely established, than that a capture within the territorial waters of a neutral is, as between enemy belligerents, for all purposes rightful; and that it is only by the neutral State concerned that the legal validity of the capture can be questioned. It can only be declared void as to the neutral State, and not as to the enemy...
Page 33 - II which the United States would possess and exercise if it were the sovereign of the territory...
Page 71 - ... provided, however, and it is hereby agreed, that the stipulations in this article contained, declaring that the flag shall cover the property, shall be understood as applying to those powers only who...

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