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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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Proceedings of the second Pan American Scientific Congress ..., Volume 12

Glen Levin Swigget - International law - 1916
...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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The American Journal of International Law

James Brown Scott, George Grafton Wilson - Electronic journals - 1916
...decided in 1825, Chief Justice Marshall, speaking for the Supreme Court of the United States, said: Xo principle of general law is more universally acknowledged,...itself, but its legislation can operate on itself alone. A few years before, Sir William Scott so held in the case of The Louis (2 Dodson, pp. 210, 243— 14),...
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The Final Act and Interpretative Commentary Thereon

Science - 1916 - 516 pages
...decided by the Supreme Court of the United States in 1825, who said: "No principle of general lawis more universally acknowledged than the perfect equality...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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Courses of Reading and Study in The New International Encyclopędia

Encyclopedias and dictionaries - 1916 - 312 pages
...proposition of International Law is the equality of States, of which Chief Justice MarDay shall said : " No principle of general law is more universally acknowledged...that no one can rightfully impose a rule on another." See : International Law Treaty Diplomacy Diplomatic Agents Envoy Embassy Ambassador Neutrality Enemy...
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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 Final Act and Interpretative Commentary Thereon

Anthropology - 1916 - 516 pages
...the perfect equality of nations, and Geneva have equal rights. It results from this equality that flo one can rightfully impose a rule on another. Each...but its legislation can operate on itself alone." (c) By the Honorable ELIHU ROOT, in his address before the Third American Conference held at Rio Janeiro...
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Peace Through Justice: Three Papers on International Justice and the Means ...

James Brown Scott - Arbitration (International law) - 1917 - 102 pages
...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...
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THE RECOMMENDATIONS OF HABANA CONCERNING INTERNATIONAL ORGANIZATION

JAMES BROWN SCOTT - 1917
...decided in 1825, is no less positive, and can not be too often quoted: No principle of general law as more universally acknowledged, than the perfect equality...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...
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The American Political Science Review

Westel Woodbury Willoughby, John Archibald Fairlie, Frederic Austin Ogg - Political science - 1918
...neighbor; and any advantage seized upon that ground is mere usurpation."1 According to Chief Justice Marshall: "No principle of general law is more universally...but its legislation can operate on itself alone."* In these famous dicta the learned justices were simply repeating what had been taken as axiomatic by...
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A Survey of International Relations Between the United States and Germany ...

James Brown Scott - Germany - 1918 - 390 pages
...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...
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