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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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Essays in Honour of Wang Tieya

Ronald St. John MacDonald - Law - 1994 - 964 pages
...same weight as the vote of the "largest and most powerful". To recall the famous dictum of Justice Marshall "No principle of general law is more universally...of nations. Russia and Geneva have equal rights. It is from this equality that no-one can rightfully impose a rule on another."6 Reaching into new fields...
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Recueil Des Cours, Collected Courses 1993

Academie de Droit International de la Haye - Law - 1994 - 500 pages
...nations. In the words of United States Chief Justice John Marshall in an 1825 decision. The Antelope, "No principle of general law is more universally acknowledged than the perfect equality of nations."101 These rules are "associative obligations", to use Dworkin's term102, which fasten on to...
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Asian Yearbook of International Law 1995

Ko Swan Sik, M. C. W. Pinto, J. J. G. Syatauw - Law - 1997 - 660 pages
...nineteenth century the doctrine had gained such currency that Chief Justice MARSHALL could declare: "No principle of general law is more universally acknowledged...of nations. Russia and Geneva have equal rights." 7 The doctrines of sovereignty and of "the equality of ... nations large and small" - later to be mentioned...
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International Law Reports, Volume 110

E. Lauterpacht, C. J. Greenwood, Andrew G. Oppenheimer - Law - 1998 - 750 pages
...concept of equality. In the celebrated words of the United States Chief Justice John Marshall in l825, "No principle of general law is more universally acknowledged...of nations. Russia and Geneva have equal rights." i63 As with all sections of the international legal system, the concept of equality is built into the...
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Epochen Der Völkerrechtsgeschichte

Wilhelm Georg Grewe, Michael Byers - Law - 2000 - 780 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 defeated only by consent; and this...
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Nuclear Weapons and Scientific Responsibility

C. G. Weeramantry - Law - 1999 - 430 pages
...concept of equality. In the celebrated words of the United States Chief Justice John Marshall in 1825, "No principle of general law is more universally acknowledged...of nations. Russia and Geneva have equal rights." "3 As with all sections of the international legal system, the concept of equality is built into the...
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Substantive and procedural aspects of international criminal law. 1. Commentary

Gabrielle Kirk MacDonald, Olivia Q. Swaak-Goldman - Law - 2000 - 3 pages
...and approved by Chief Justice Marshall of the United States in the Antelope case, in which he stated: No principle of general law is more universally acknowledged than the perfect equality of nations. ... It results from this equality that no-one can rightfully impose a rule on another. Each legislates...
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John Marshall and the Heroic Age of the Supreme Court

R. Kent Newmyer - BIOGRAPHY & AUTOBIOGRAPHY - 2001 - 511 pages
...consistent with his earlier rulings on international law — was the sovereign equality of all nations: "It results from this equality, that no one can rightfully...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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Semblances of Sovereignty

Thomas Alexander ALEINIKOFF - History - 2002 - 306 pages
...1984) (en bane), modified, 472 US 846 (1985). 12. See The Antelope, 23 US (10 Wheat.) 66, 122 (1825) ("No principle of general law is more universally...acknowledged, than the perfect equality of nations") ; Schooner v. McFaddon, 11 US (7 Cranch) 116, 136 (1812) ("The jurisdiction of the nation within its...
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Fairness in the World Economy: US Perspectives on International Trade Relations

Americo Beviglia Zampetti - Political Science - 2006 - 230 pages
...Antelope case, the Supreme Court, in an opinion written by Chief Justice John Marshall, held that: 'No principle of general law is more universally acknowledged, than the perfect equality of nations', The Antelope case, United States, Supreme Court, 1825, 10 Wheaton, 66. 27. See C. Thomas, 'Balance-of-Payments...
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