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" Until a more complete code of the laws of war has been issued, the High Contracting Parties deem it expedient to declare that, in cases not included in the Regulations adopted by them, the inhabitants and the belligerents remain under the protection and... "
United States Reports: Cases Adjudged in the Supreme Court at ... and Rules ... - Page 35
by United States. Supreme Court - 1943
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Universalising International Law

C. G. Weeramantry - Law - 2004 - 538 pages
...of war, it would also set at nought the words of the Martens clause, whose express terms are that, "Until a more complete code of the laws of war has been issued, the High contracting Parties ... declare that, in cases not included in the Regulations adopted by them ..." (emphasis added), the...
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Ethics and Weapons of Mass Destruction: Religious and Secular Perspectives

Sohail H. Hashmi, Steven P. Lee - Philosophy - 2004 - 533 pages
...destruction of the environment. Furthermore, attention should be paid to the so-called Martens Clause: "Until a more complete code of the laws of war has been issued . . . the inhabitants and the belligerents remain under the protection and the rule of the principles of the...
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Public Opinion and Polling Around the World: A Historical Encyclopedia, Volume 1

John Gray Geer - Law - 2004 - 897 pages
...influenced theorists and policymakers at the fourth Hague Convention in 1907, which wished to recognize the "principles of the law of nations, as they result from the usages established by civilized peoples, form the laws of humanity, and the dictates of public conscience" (Herberichs...
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The Dark Sides of Virtue: Reassessing International Humanitarianism

David Kennedy - Law - 2005 - 368 pages
...Until a more complete code of the laws of war is issued, the high contracting Parties think it right to declare that in cases not included in the Regulations adopted by them, populations and belligerents remain under the protection and empire of the principles of international...
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The History of the Armenian Genocide: Ethnic Conflict from the Balkans to ...

Vahakn N. Dadrian - History - 2003 - 460 pages
...belligerents remain under the protection and governance of the principles of the law of the nations, derived from the usages established among civilized peoples, from the laws of humanity, and from the dictates of public conscience."5 As Bassiouni pointed out, however, the juridical roots of...
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The Contribution of the Rwanda Tribunal to the Development of International ...

L. J. Van Den Herik - Political Science - 2005 - 324 pages
...residual protection on the battlefield. It states: "Until a more complete code of the laws of wars has been issued, the High Contracting Parties deem...result from the usages established among civilized people, from the laws of humanity and the dictates of public conscience. They declare that it is in...
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Truth, Torture, and the American Way: The History and Consequences of U.S ...

Jennifer Harbury - Political Science - 2005 - 227 pages
...liability.76 A nation may denounce the convention, but even then it expressly remains bound to fulfill "the principles of the law of nations, as they result from the usages established amongst civilized peoples, from the laws of humanity and the dictates of public conscience."7' The...
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The Memory of Judgment: Making Law and History in the Trials of the Holocaust

Lawrence Douglas - History - 2001 - 318 pages
...outrages" conducted by an international tribunal authorized to apply "the law of nations as they [sic] result from the usages established among civilized peoples, from the laws of humanity and from the dictates of public conscience."22 This, of course, was the language from the preamble to the...
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Customary International Humanitarian Law

Jean-Marie Henckaerts, Louise Doswald-Beck, Carolin Alvermann, International Committee of the Red Cross - Law - 2005 - 621 pages
...Until a more complete code of the laws of war is issued, the High Contracting Parties think it right to declare that in cases not included in the Regulations adopted by them, populations and belligerents remain under the protection and empire of the principles of international...
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War Book of the German General Staff

Prussia (Kingdom). Armee. Grosser Generalstab - History - 2005 - 138 pages
...Until a more complete code of the laws of war is issued, the High Contracting Parties think it right to declare that in cases not included in the regulations adopted by them, populations and belligerents remain under the protection and empire of the principles of international...
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