Elements of International Law (Google eBook)

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Stevens and sons, limited, 1904 - International law - 848 pages
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Contents

Tributory and Vassal States
61
37a Present position of Barbary States
63
North American Indians
65
38c Status of British Indian Protected Princes and of Cuba
66
Single or united States
67
41a Constitution of the AustroHungarian Monarchy
68
Incorporate Union
69
Federal Union
70
Supreme Federal Government or Compositive State
71
Of the Internal Sovereignty of the States of the Germanic Confederation
73
Of the external Sovereignty of these States
74
States with Domains beyond the Confederation
75
The Germanic Confederation a System of Confederated States
76
51b The German Empire since the War with France
77
51c The Zollverein
78
Legislative Power of the Union
79
Executive Power
80
Treatymaking Power
81
The American Union a Supreme Federal Government
82
Constitution of the Swiss Confederation compared with those of the Germanic Confederation and of the United States
83
Abortive attempts since 1830 to change the Federal Pact of 1815
84
ABSOLUTE INTERNATIONAL EIGHTS OF STATES
86
434e Eulea of other Countries
90
Wars of the French Eevolution
92
British interference in the affairs of Portugal in 1826
99
70a The Eastern Question
107
Interference of the five great European Powers in the Belgic
119
76ac Instances of Intervention
126
SECT PAGE
131
82b Effect of Birth in various States
137
SECT PAGE
140
87a Matrimonial Domicile
143
Lex fori
150
Exemption of foreign Ships of War entering the ports
156
101b Other Property of foreign Sovereigns
162
103de Merchant Vessels in foreign parts
168
SECT PAGE
172
109b Case of the Trent
178
113a Jurisdiction of British Courts over crimes committed abroad
184
The Ashburton Treaty
190
Extradition Treaties
196
Whether the Slavetrade is prohibited by the Law
206
133b Fugitive Slaves
217
Antonia Johanna The 464
220
French Law
224
Conclusiveness of foreign Judgments in Personal Actions
230
Armytage
235
151c Domicile necessary to give Jurisdiction to Divorce
236
Barne Ex parte
241
G Residence in exterritorial Community
242
E Prussian Laws
248
sect PAGE 152 Natural equality of States modified by Compact and Usage
252
Precedence among Princes and States enjoying Eoyal Honours
253
The great Eepublics
254
Usage of the altemat
255
Language used in Diplomatic Intercourse
256
Maritime Ceremonial
258
National Proprietary Eights
260
Papal Bull of 1493
262
Dispute between Great Britain and Spain relating to Nootka Sound
263
17276 Claim of the United States to the Oregon Territory
269
176a Occupations on the African Coast
275
177a The case of The Franconia
276
177c Extension of ThreeMile Belt
277
The Kings Chambers
278
179a Customs Legislation at the present time
279
Eight of Fishery
280
Claims to portions of the Soa upon grounds of Prescription
283
The Black Sea the Bosphorus and the Dardanelles
284
1834 Danish Sovereignty over the Sound and Belts
286
Whether the Baltic Sea is mare clausum?
289
Ports Mouths of Eivers c
293
The Marine League
294
The Dardanelles
296
Rivers forming part of the Territory of tho State
297
Incidental Right to use the Banks of Rivers
298
196a Redemption of the Scheldt Tolls
299
197a Navigation of the Danube
300
1989 Navigation of the Rhine
301
2002 Navigation of the Mississippi
305
2035 Navigation of the St Lawrence
310
205a Treaty of Washington as to the St Lawrence
314
205d The Suez Canal
315
INTERNATIONAL EIGHTS OF STATES IN THEIR PACIFIC RELATIONS CHAPTER I
321
To what States Rights of Legation belong
322
How affected by Civil War or contest for the Sovereignty
323
209a Communication with Rebels
324
Ambassadors
325
Ministers of the Second Class
326
Ministers of the Third Class
328
Letters of Credence
329
225a Ministers House
333
434f
334
293a Case of Don Pacifico
414
SECT PAGE 296a Civil War
417
How far a Declaration of War is necessary
418
How far Enemys Property found in the Territory on the Commencement of War is liable to Confiscation
420
Opinion of Vattel
422
The modern Eule
423
Eule of Eeciprocity
424
3034 Seizure of Enemys Property found within the territorial limits of the belligerent State on the Declaration of War considered in Brown v United ...
425
304a Practice of the Crimean War
431
Practice of the United States
432
308a Confiscation of Public and Private Debts
433
30910 Trading with the Enemy unlawful on the part of Sub jects of the Belligerent State
434
31114 Decisions of the American Courts as to Trading with the Public Enemy
437
Strictness of the Eule
443
315c Contracts with Neutrals to be performed in Enemys Country
444
Trade with the Common Enemy unlawful on the part of Allied Subjects
445
Contracts with the Enemy prohibited
446
32023 Species of Eesidence constituting such Domicile
448
32425 The Native Character easily reverts
450
32627 Case of Persons removing from the Enemys Country on the breaking out of War
453
Domicile distinguished from Allegiance
455
Effect of Domicile in a Foreign State
457
Effect of retaining Foreign Domicile
459
Time for Election to change Domicile not allowed
460
National Character of Merchants residing in the East
462
Effect of House oi Trade in the Enemys Country
464
National character of Ships
469
SECT TAOE
470
343d The St Petersburg Declaration
477
346b Effects of Military Occupation
483
SECT PAGE
489
Burning of Washington
491
Distinction between Private Property taken by Sea and
497
358a Abolition of Privateering
503
SECT PAGE 3612 Recaptures from Pirates
507
Recapture of Neutral Property
509
Exception when Ship might have been confiscated by the Enemy
511
Eecaptures and Salvage
513
3689 Rule of amicable Retaliation or Reciprocity applied to re capture of the Property of Allies
514
American Law adopts the rule of reciprocity as to Restitution of the Property of Friendly Nations recaptured from an Enemy
517
Laws of different Countries as to Recapture
518
American Law
519
French Law
520
Spanish Law
522
Portuguese Law
523
What constitutes a setting forth as a Vessel of War under the Prize Act
524
Actual Rescue necessary for Military Salvage for recapture
525
Salvage on second recapture
528
384b Joint capture of Booty
529
Validity of maritime captures determined in the Courts of the Captors Country
530
Jurisdiction of the Courts of the Captor how far exclusive
531
Condemnation by Consular Tribunal sitting in tho Neutral Country
532
Unjust Sentence of a Foreign Court Grounds of Reprisal
533
3923 Distinction between Municipal Tribunals and Courts of Prize
534
Report on the Silesian Loan causes 5 38
540
Danish Indemnities under Treaty of 1830
541
397a Municipal Laws administered in Prize Courts
542
Jus postliminii
543
SECT PAOE
544
Ransom of captured Property
555
Rights of War as to Netjtrals
564
Conventional or Guaranteed Neutrality
574
Vessels chased into Neutral Territory and captured there
581
434a Reception of belligerent Cruisers in Neutral Ports
587
Prohibition enforced by American Municipal Statutes
592
How far the immunity of the Neutral Territory extends
613
Conventional Law as to Free Ships Free Goods
619
The International Law of Europe adopted by America
625
Rule in American Prize Courts
644
15a The authority of Text Writers 28
664
501ab Classification of Contraband Goods
667
Transportation of Military Persons and Despatches in
673
American EuleThe Commercen
679
508b Difference between Carriage by Land and Sea
686
Knowledge of the Party
693
Some Act of Violation necessary
699
SECT PAGE
704
Neutral Vessels under enemys Convoy liable to Capture
710
537a Torpedoes and the Obstruction of Channels
721
Auxiliary Legislative Measures how far necessary to
725
Uti possidetis the basis of every Treaty of Peace unless
728
138a English and American decisions 221
735
B Extradition Acts
745
Foreign Enlistment Acts
757
Duration of the Offence 703
759
English Naval Prize Act
773
E Treaty of Washington f 83
797
G Declaration of Paris
803
K AngloFrench Agreement of 1904
810
INDEX
817
Good Faith towards Enemies 543
827
Perfect or imperfect War 417
848
Brunswick Duke of v King
33

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Page 770 - States, fit out and arm, or attempt to fit out and arm, or procure to be fitted out and armed, or shall knowingly be concerned in the furnishing, fitting out, or arming, of any ship or vessel with intent that such ship or vessel shall be employed in the service of any foreign prince or State, or of any colony, district, or people...
Page 379 - Majesty's dominions in America ; and that the American fishermen shall have liberty to dry and cure fish in any of the unsettled bays, harbours, and creeks of Nova Scotia, Magdalen Islands, and Labrador, so long as the same shall remain unsettled...
Page 605 - A neutral government is bound— First, to use due diligence to prevent the fitting out, arming, or equipping, within its jurisdiction, of any vessel which it has reasonable ground to believe is intended to cruise or to carry on war against a power with which it is at peace...
Page 97 - With the movements in this hemisphere we are of necessity more immediately connected, and by causes which must be obvious to all enlightened and impartial observers. The political system of the allied powers is essentially different in this respect from that of America.
Page 281 - Parties, that the Inhabitants of the said United States shall have forever, in common with the Subjects of His Britannic Majesty, the Liberty to take Fish of every kind on that part of the Southern Coast of Newfoundland which extends from Cape Ray to the Rameau Islands, on the Western and Northern Coast of Newfoundland, from the said Cape Ray to the Quirpon Islands on the Shores of the Magdalen Islands, and also on the Coasts, Bays, Harbours, and Creeks from Mount Joly on the Southern Coast of Labrador,...
Page 379 - Lawrence, and at all other places in the sea where the inhabitants of both countries used at any time heretofore to fish. And also that the inhabitants of the United States shall have liberty to take fish of every kind on such part of the coast of Newfoundland as British fishermen shall use (but not to dry or cure the same on that island) and also on the coasts, bays, and creeks of all other of His Britannic Majesty's dominions in America...
Page 281 - And the United States hereby renounce forever, any liberty heretofore enjoyed or claimed by the inhabitants thereof, to take, dry, or cure fish on, or within three marine miles of any of the coasts, bays, creeks, or harbours of His Britannic Majesty's dominions in America...
Page 556 - The laws, rights, and duties of war apply not only to armies, but also to militia and volunteer corps fulfilling the following conditions: 1. To be commanded by a person responsible for his subordinates; 2. To have a fixed distinctive emblem recognizable at a distance; 3. To carry arms openly; and 4. To conduct their operations in accordance with the laws and customs of war. In countries where militia or volunteer corps constitute the army, or form part of it, they are included under the denomination...
Page 735 - STATUS of aliens in the United Kingdom:— II. Heal and personal property of every description may be taken, acquired, held, and disposed of by an alien in the same manner in all respects as by a natural-born British subject; and a title to real and personal property of every description may be derived through, from, or in succession to an alien, in the same manner in all respects as through, from, or in succession to a natural-born British subject...
Page 96 - ... principle satisfactory to themselves, to have interposed, by force, in the internal concerns of Spain. To what extent such interposition may be carried on the same principle, is a question in which all independent powers whose governments differ from theirs are interested, even those most remote, and surely none more so than the United States.

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