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" Our Constitution declares a treaty to be the law of the land. It is, consequently, to be regarded in courts of justice as -equivalent to an act of the legislature, whenever it operates of itself, without the aid of any legislative provision. "
The American Annual Register for the Years ..., Or, the ... Year of American ... - Page 105
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American annual register, Volume 4

Joseph Blunt - History, Modern - 1830
...Our constitution declares a treaty to be the law of the land. It is, consequently, to be regarded in courts of justice as equivalent to an act of the legislature,...of any legislative provision. But when the terms of ihe stipulation import a contract, when either of the parties engages to perform a particular act,...
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Commentaries on the Constitution of the United States: With a ..., Volume 1

Joseph Story - Constitutional history - 1833 - 736 pages
...justice can administer no effectual redress; for when the terms of a stipulation import a contract, as when either of the parties engages to perform a particular...act, the treaty addresses itself to the political, and not to the judicial, department; and the legislature must execute the contract, before it can become...
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Commentaries on the Constitution of the United States: With a ..., Volume 2

Joseph Story - Constitutional history - 1833 - 736 pages
...effectual redress; for when the terms of a stipulation import a contract, as when either of the parries engages to perform a particular act, the treaty addresses itself to the political, and not to the judicial, department ; and the legislature must execute the contract, before it can...
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Outlines of the Constitutional Jurisprudence of the United States: Designed ...

William Alexander Duer - Constitutional law - 1833 - 249 pages
..." Law of the .Land," it is to be regarded in Courts of Justice as equivalent to a Legislative Act, whenever it operates of itself, without the aid of any Legislative provision. 514. But when the terms of the stipulation import an executory contract, the Treaty refers for its...
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The American Annual Register, Part 2

Joseph Blunt - History - 1830
...Our constitution declares a treaty to be the law of the land. It is, consequently, to be regarded in courts of justice as equivalent to an act of the legislature,...stipulation import a contract, when either of the patties engages to perform a particular act, the treaty addresses.itselfto the political, not the judicial...
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A Familiar Exposition of the Constitution of the United States: Containing a ...

Joseph Story - Constitutional law - 1840 - 372 pages
...justice can administer no effectual redress ; for, when the terms of a stipulation import a contract, or when either of the parties engages to perform a particular...act, the treaty addresses itself to the political, and not to the judicial, department ; and the legislature must execute the contract, before it can...
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Digest of the laws of Virginia: which are of a permanent character ..., Volume 1

Joseph Tate, George Wythe Munford, Virginia - Law - 1841 - 959 pages
...Our constitution declares a treaty to be the law of the land. It is, consequently, to be regarded in courts of justice, as equivalent to an act of the...provision. But when the terms of the stipulation import a the authority of the United States, shall be the supreme law of the land ; and the judges in every...
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The Family Library (Harper)., Volume 160

Families - 1845
...that, inasmuch as the Constitution declares a treaty to be the law of the land, it is to be regarded in courts of justice as equivalent to an act of the Legislature, whenever it operates of itself without requiring the aid of any legislative provision. But when the terms of any treaty stipulation import...
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The New-York Legal Observer, Volume 5

Samuel Owen - Law - 1847
...constitution declares a treaty to be the law of the land. It is consequently to be regarded in courts ol justice as equivalent to an act of the Legislature...operates of itself without the aid of any legislative provisions. But when the terms of the stipulation import a contract, when either of the parties engages...
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Commentaries on Statute and Constitutional Law and Statutory and ...

E. Fitch Smith - Constitutional law - 1848 - 976 pages
...effect by the sovereign power of the parties to the instrument, where either of the parties engage to perform a particular act, the treaty addresses itself to the political power of the state, and it must be executed through the legislative department of the government. ...
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