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" No principle of general law is more universally acknowledged, than the perfect equality of nations. Russia and Geneva have equal rights. It results from this equality, that no one can rightfully impose a rule on another. Each legislates for itself, but... "
International Cases: Arbitrations and Incidents Illustrative of ... - Page 153
by Ellery Cory Stowell, Henry Fraser Munro - 1916
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Reports of Cases Argued and Decided in the Supreme Court of the ..., Book 6

United States. Supreme Court - Law reports, digests, etc - 1882
...right to be lost? Each may renounce it for its own people; but can this renunciation affect others? No principle of general law is more universally acknowledged...itself, but its legislation can operate on itself alone. A right, then, which is vested in all by the consent of all, can be devested only by consent: and this...
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Fur Seal Abitration, Volume 4

Bering Sea Tribunal of Arbitration - Bering Sea controversy - 1895
...acknowledged Wheat™, Rethan the perfect equality of nations. Russia and Geneva have PJf'- vo1- 10> Pequal rights. It results from this equality, that no one...Each legislates for itself, but its legislation can operateon itself alone. A right, then, which is vested in all by the consent of all, can bo devested...
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Congressional Serial Set

United States - 1895
...Geneva have £Jp' v"'- 10' Pequal rights. It results from this equality, that no one can right- '" fully impose a rule on another. Each legislates for itself, but its legislation can operate on itself alone. A right, then, which is vested in all by the consent of all, can bis devested only by consent; and...
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Fur Seal Arbitration: Proceedings of the Tribunal of Arbitration ..., Volume 4

Bering Sea Tribunal of Arbitration - Bering Sea controversy - 1895
...Geneva have P"J*' vo1- w> Vequal rights. It results from this equality, that no one can right- " ' fully impose a rule on another. Each legislates for itself, but its legislation can operate oil itself alone. A right, then, which is vested iu all by the consent of all, can bo devested only...
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Transactions, Volume 15

Maryland State Bar Association - 1910
...by the law of nations. In passing, it is of interest to observe that in the same case Marshall said, "No principle of general law is more universally acknowledged than the perfect equality of nations," thus stating the doctrine which was slowly gathering strength in Grotius' time, but which might have...
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John Marshall: Life, Character and Judicial Services as Portrayed ..., Volume 1

John Forrest Dillon - Judges - 1903
...Marshall in the case of The Antelope.4 " No nation [he declared] can make a law of nations. No principle is more universally acknowledged than the perfect...of nations. Russia and Geneva have equal rights." The exemption from seizure and confiscation of the goods of a neutral on board of an armed vessel was...
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Elements of Political Science

Stephen Leacock - Political science - 1905 - 417 pages
...in rights. " No principle of law is more universally acknowledged," said Chief-Justice Marshall, " than the perfect equality of nations. Russia and Geneva...but its legislation can operate on itself alone." Next to the establishment of this cardinal proposition comes the discussion of the territorial limits...
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American Diplomacy: Its Spirit and Achievements

John Bassett Moore - United States - 1905 - 285 pages
...thought was tersely phrased by Chief -Justice Marshall, in his celebrated affirmation: "No principle is more universally acknowledged than the perfect...of nations. Russia and Geneva have equal rights." And as the Declaration of Independence proclaimed life, liberty, and the pursuit of happiness to be...
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A Digest of International Law: As Embodied in Diplomatic Discussions ...

John Bassett Moore - International law - 1906
...offense against the law of nations. United State* v. Arjona (1887), 120 U. 8. 479. 2. EQUALITY. §24. " No principle of general law is more universally acknowledged...but its legislation can operate on itself alone." Marshall, CJ, The Antelope (1825), 10 Wheat. 66, 122. '•'Nations,' says Vattel, 'composed of men,...
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Elements of Political Science

Stephen Leacock - Political science - 1906 - 417 pages
...more universally acknowledged," said Chief-Justice Marshall, " than the perfect equality of natiops. Russia and Geneva' have equal rights. It results from...but its legislation can operate on itself alone." Next to the establishment of this cardinal proposition comes the discussion of the territorial limits...
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