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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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American Addresses at the Second Hague Peace Conferene

James Brown Scott - Peace - 1910 - 217 pages
...judicial assembly. In international law all states are equal. As our great Chief Justice Marshall said : No principle of general law is more universally acknowledged...rightfully impose a rule on another. Each legislates itself, and its legislation can operate on itself alone (The Antelope, 1825, 10 Wheaton, 66, 122)....
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Courses of Reading and Study in the New International Encyclopaedia. Editors ...

1911 - 275 pages
...proposition of International Law is the equality of States, of which Chief Justice' Mar50 51 shall 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 Embassy Ambassador Neutrality Enemy Embargo...
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The New Peace Movement

William Isaac Hull - Paix - 1912 - 216 pages
...second quarter of the nineteenth century, when Chief Justice Marshall emphasized it in the words, " No principle of general law is more universally acknowledged than the perfect equality of nations." 3 In this first quarter of the twentieth century there is not only a disposition to deny the reality...
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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...itself, but its legislation can operate on itself alone. A right, then, which is vested in all by the consent of all, can be divested only by consent; and this...
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Cyclopedia of American Government, Volume 3

United States - 1914
...general law Is more universally acknowledged than the perefct equality of nntiims. Hussln and Geneva Lave equal rights. It results from this equality that no...Itself, but Its legislation can operate on Itself alone. A right, then. wblcL Is vested lu all by the consent of nil. can he dpvested only l>y consent. As no...
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Ruling Case Law: As Developed and Established by the Decisions ..., Volume 15

William Mark McKinney - Law - 1917
...so vested. The sovereign power is with the people. 11. Rights, Powers and Duties of Sovereignty. — No principle of general law is more universally acknowledged than the perfect equality of nations. The largest and the smallest have equal rights, whatever may be their relative power. It results from...
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The Hague Conventions and Declarations of 1899 and 1907: Accompanied by ...

Carnegie Endowment for International Peace. Division of International Law - Arbitration (International law) - 1915 - 303 pages
...Court of the United States in 1825, that great and just judge said, speaking for a unanimous Court: No principle of general law is more universally acknowledged...itself, but its legislation can operate on itself alone. Likewise, on the point of equality, Sir William Scott (Lord Stowell),. another great judge of the English-speaking...
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Selected Articles on the Monroe Doctrine

Monroe doctrine - 1915 - 253 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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Recommendations on International Law and Official Commentary Thereon of the ...

James Brown Scott - International law - 1916 - 53 pages
...Wheaton's Reports, pp. 66, 122), decided by the Supreme Court of the United States in 1825, who said: "No principle of general law is more universally acknowledged,...but its legislation can operate on itself alone." (c) By Honorable Elihu Root, in his address before the Third Pan American Conference held at Rio de...
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The Final Act and Interpretative Commentary Thereon

Anthropology - 1916 - 516 pages
...Wheaton's Reports, pp. 66, 122), decided by the Supreme Court of the United States in 1825, who said: "No principle of general law is more universally acknowledged...but its legislation can operate on itself alone." (c) By the Honorable ELIHU ROOT, in his address before the Third Pan American Conference held at Rio...
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