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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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The American Political Science Review

Westel Woodbury Willoughby, John Archibald Fairlie, Frederic Austin Ogg - Political science - 1915
...equality of independent states before the law. "No principle of general law," said Chief Justice Marshall, "is. more universally acknowledged than the perfect...equality of nations. Russia and Geneva have equal rights."4 "Power or weakness," said the great Swiss publicist, Vattel, "does not in this respect produce...
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A Digest of International Law: As Embodied in Diplomatic Discussions ...

John Bassett Moore - International law - 1906
...human race. The act of trading in slaves, however detestable, was not, he said, . . . piracy. . . . No principle of general law is more universally acknowledged, than the perfect equality of nations. . . . Each legislates for itself, but its legislation can operate on itself alone. . . . As no nation...
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Legal effects of national jurisdiction; exemption from territorial ...

John Bassett Moore - International law - 1906
...human race. The act of trading in slaves, however detestable, was not, he said, . . . piracy. . . . Xo principle of general law is more universally acknowledged, than the perfect equality of nations. . . . Each legislates for itself, but its legislation can operate on itself alone. . . . As no nation...
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A Digest of International Law...

John Bassett Moore, Francis Wharton - International law - 1906
...human race. The act of trading in slaves, however detestable, was not, he said, . . . piracy. . . . No principle of general law is more universally acknowledged, than the perfect equaJity of nations. . . . Each legislates for itself, but its legislation can operate on itself alone....
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The American Journal of International Law

James Brown Scott, George Grafton Wilson - Electronic journals - 1914
...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...a rule on another. Each legislates for itself, but ita legislation can operate on itself alone. A right, then, which is vested in all by the consent of...
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The American Journal of International Law

James Brown Scott, George Grafton Wilson - Electronic journals - 1916
...republic is no less a sovereign state than the most powerful republic." 13 Chief Justice Marshall said: "Russia and Geneva have equal rights. It results from...that no one can rightfully impose a rule on another." 14 The Hon. Elihu Root said recently: "The fundamental principle of international law is the principle...
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The American Journal of International Law, Volume 9

James Brown Scott, George Grafton Wilson - Electronic journals - 1915
...again as a selfevident truth. A well-known instance is the statement of Chief Justice Marshall that " No principle of general law is more universally acknowledged...of nations. Russia and Geneva have equal rights." 31 In spite of such judicial utterances, "the perfect equality of nations" is very far from being "universally...
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“The” New International Encyclopędia;.

Daniel Coit Gilman, Harry Thurston Peck, Frank Moore Colby - Encyclopedias and dictionaries - 1907
...proposition of International Law is the equality of States, of which Chief Justice Marshall said : " No principle of general law is more universally acknowledged...that no one can rightfully impose a rule on another." See : Treaty Treaty Rights Diplomacy Diplomatic Agents Envoy Embassy Ambassador Neutrality Enemy Embargo...
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The Hague Peace Conferences of 1899 and 1907: A Series of Lectures ..., Volume 1

James Brown Scott - Arbitration (International law) - 1909
...postulate of international law. As Chief Justice Marshall happily phrased it in the case of The Antelope, No principle of general law is more universally acknowledged...equality of nations. Russia and Geneva have equal rights. Its results from this equality that no one can rightfully impose a rule on another. Each legislates...
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Handbook of International Law

George Grafton Wilson - Foreign relations - 1910 - 623 pages
...states which would be in derogation of its sovereignty. In 1825 Chief Justice Marshall maintained that : "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. * * *...
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