Proceedings of the Second Pan American Scientific Congress: (section VI) International law, public law and jurisprudence. J. B. Scott, chairman (Google eBook)
U.S. Government Printing Office, 1917 - Anthropology
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Page 611 - no State shall enter into any Treaty, Alliance, or Confederation;" 14 and that "no State shall, without the consent of Congress . . . enter into any Agreement or Compact with another State, or with a foreign Power.
Page 138 - ... to establish a principle, which all should acknowledge as the law by which the right of acquisition, which they all asserted, should be regulated as between themselves. This principle was, that discovery gave title to the government by whose subjects, or by whose authority, it was made, against all other European governments, which title might be consummated by possession.
Page 497 - A la Corte Suprema de Justicia se le confía la guarda de la integridad de la Constitución. En consecuencia, además de las facultades que le confieren ésta y las leyes, tendrá la siguiente: Decidir definitivamente sobre la exequibilidad de los actos legislativos que hayan sido objetados como inconstitucionales por el Gobierno, o sobre todas las leyes o decretos acusados ante ella por cualquier ciudadano como inconstitucionales, previa audiencia del Procurador General de la Nación.
Page 298 - At the same time, the candid citizen must confess that if the policy of the government upon vital questions, affecting the whole people, is to be irrevocably fixed by decisions of the Supreme Court, the instant they are made, in ordinary litigation between parties in personal actions, the people will have ceased to be their own rulers, having to that extent practically resigned their government into the hands of that eminent tribunal.
Page 356 - The treaty power, as expressed in the Constitution, is In terms unlimited except by those restraints which are found in that Instrument against the action of the government or of its departments, and those arising from the nature of the government itself and of that of the States.
Page 157 - President be and is hereby requested to invite from time to time, as fit occasions may arise, negotiations with any government with which the United States has or may have diplomatic relations, to the end that any differences or disputes arising between the two governments which cannot be adjusted by diplomatic agency may be referred to arbitration, and be peaceably adjusted by such means.
Page 168 - The law of war can no more wholly dispense with retaliation than can the law of nations, of which it is a branch. Yet civilized nations acknowledge retaliation as the sternest feature of war. A reckless enemy often leaves to his opponent no other means of securing himself against the repetition of barbarous outrage.
Page 677 - The moral is, that the states of America are not hostile rivals but cooperating friends, and that their growing sense of community of interest, alike in matters political and in matters economic, is likely to give them a new significance as factors in international affairs and in the political history of the world.
Page 356 - That the treaty power of the United States extends to all proper subjects of negotiation between our government and the governments of other nations, is clear. It is also clear that the protection which should be afforded to the citizens of one country owning property in another. and the manner in which that property may be transferred, devised, or inherited, are fitting subjects for such negotiation and of regulation by mutual stipulations between the two countries.
Page 310 - International law, in its widest and most comprehensive sense, — including not only questions of right between nations, governed by what has been appropriately called the "law of nations," but also questions arising under what is usually called "private international law," or the "conflict of laws," and concerning the rights of persons within the territory and dominion of one nation, by reason of acts, private or public, done within the dominions of another nation, — is part of our law, and must...