Digest of the International Law of the United States: Taken from Documents Issued by Presidents and Secretaries of State, and from Decisions of Federal Courts and Opinions of Attorneys-General, Volume 2 (Google eBook)

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Page 185 - America; nor will either make use of any protection which either affords or may afford, or any alliance which either has or may have, to or with any State or People for the purpose of erecting or maintaining any such fortifications, or of occupying, fortifying, or colonizing Nicaragua, Costa Rica, the Mosquito Coast or any part of Central America, or of assuming or exercising dominion over the same...
Page 226 - ... any other practicable communications, whether by canal or railway, across the isthmus which connects North and South America, and especially to the interoceanic communications, should the same prove to be practicable, whether by canal or railway, which are now proposed to be established by the way of Tehuantepec or Panama.
Page 187 - In granting, however, their joint protection to any such canals or railways as are by this article specified, it is always understood by the United States and Great Britain that the parties constructing or owning the same shall impose no other charges or conditions of traffic thereupon than the aforesaid governments shall approve of as just and equitable ; and that the same canals or railways, being open to the citizens and subjects of the United States and Great Britain on equal terms...
Page 88 - The limitation or suspension shall be reasonable and shall apply only to Chinese who may go to the United States as laborers, other classes' not being included in the limitations. Legislation taken in regard to Chinese laborers will be of such a character only as is necessary to enforce the regulation, limitation or suspension of immigration, and immigrants shall not be subject to personal maltreatment or abuse.
Page 186 - The contracting parties in this convention engage to invite every State with which both or either have friendly intercourse to enter into stipulations with them similar to those which they have entered into with each other, to the end that all other States may share in the...
Page 528 - Be it enacted by the Senate and House of Representatives of the United States of America in Congress assembled, That from and after the passage of this act it shall be unlawful for any person, company, partnership or corporation, in any manner whatsoever, to prepay the transportation, or in any way assist or encourage the importation or migration of any alien or aliens, any foreigner or foreigners, into the United States, its Territories, or the District of Columbia...
Page 787 - ... upon such evidence of criminality as, according to the laws of the place where the fugitive or person so charged shall be found, would justify his apprehension and commitment for trial, if the crime or offense had there been committed...
Page 160 - It is agreed that British subjects who now hold lands in the territories of the United States, and American citizens who now hold lands in the dominions of His Majesty, shall continue to hold them according to the nature and tenure of their respective estates and titles therein; and may grant, sell, or devise the same to whom they please, in like manner as if they were natives; and that neither they nor their heirs or assigns shall, so far as may respect the said lands and the legal remedies incident...
Page 149 - The Consuls, Vice-Consuls, and Commercial Agents shall have the right, as such, to sit as judges and arbitrators in such differences as may arise between the captains and crews of the vessels belonging to the nation whose interests are committed to their charge, without the interference of the local authorities...
Page 678 - Aliens who are citizens or subjects of any government which accords to citizens of the United States the right to prosecute claims against such government in its courts...

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Sources of International Law - Pritzker Legal Research Center
A Digest of the International Law of the United States, Taken From Documents Issued by Presidents and Secretaries of State, and From Decisions of Federal ...
www.law.northwestern.edu/ library/ research/ international/ gettingstarted/ sourcesofintllaw/

Opinio Juris: Justice Scalia on Foreign Law and the Constitution
It is entitled, "A Digest of the International Law of the United States," and it consists of documents relating to that subject issued by Presidents and ...
lawofnations.blogspot.com/ 2006/ 02/ justice-scalia-on-foreign-law-and.html

JSTOR: International Law and Diplomacy
... aban- doning the awkward and misleading title employed by Wharton, A Digest of the International Law of the United States. On this point he say, ...
links.jstor.org/ sici?sici=0003-0554(190611)1%3A1%3C107%3AILAD%3E2.0.CO%3B2-J

Yearbook of the International Law Commission 1992 Volume II Part One
A Digest of the International Law of the United States, 2nd ed., Wash-. ington, dc, us Government Printing Office, 1887, vols. II. and III. ...
untreaty.un.org/ ilc/ publications/ yearbooks/ Ybkvolumes(e)/ ILC_1992_v2_p1_e.pdf

Research Guide to Customs, General Principles & the Teachings of ...
Wharton, ed., A Digest of the International Law of the United States (Washington: Govt. Printing. Office, 1887) OCU Call # JX 237.W49 (3 ...
www.okcu.edu/ law/ lawlib/ pdfs/ guide_custom.pdf

The Secretaries of State: Portraits and Biographical Sketches by ...
As head of the legal division of the us Dept. of State (1885 88), he edited A Digest of the International Law of the United States (3 vol., 2d ed. ...
www.questia.com/ library/ book/ the-secretaries-of-state-portraits-and-biographical-sketches-by-richard-s-patterson.jsp

International 06
EGAL RESEARCH GUIDE SERIES. SPECIALIZED RESEARCH GUIDE # 8. AN INTRODUCTION TO. INTERNATIONAL LEGAL RESEARCH. THE GEORGE WASHINGTON UNIVERSITY. LAW SCHOOL ...
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