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" Martial law, which is built upon no settled principles, but is entirely arbitrary in its decisions, is, as Sir Matthew Hale observes, in truth and reality no law, but something indulged rather than allowed as a law. The necessity of order and discipline... "
Military Law - Page 49
by William Winthrop - 1886
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The Student's Blackstone: Being the Commentaries on the Laws of England of ...

Sir William Blackstone - Law - 1877 - 608 pages
...part of the permanent laws. For martial law, which is entirely arbitrary in its decisions, is in truth no law, but something indulged rather than allowed as a law. The necessity of discipline in an army is the only thing which gives it countenance; and therefore it ought not to be...
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Halleck's International Law: Or, Rules Regulating the Intercourse ..., Volume 1

Henry Wager Halleck - International law - 1878
...third series, vol. 115 ; Grant v. Gould, 2 H. Blackst. K., 98 ; Bowyer, Universal Pub. Law, p. 424. Martial law, which is built upon no settled principles,...in its decisions, is, as Sir Matthew Hale observes (Hist. CL, ch. ii.), in truth and reality no law, but something indulged rather than allowed as a law....
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Halleck's International Law: Or, Rules Regulating the Intercourse ..., Volume 1

Henry Wager Halleck - International law - 1878
...third series, vol. 115 ; Grant v. Gould, 2 fi. Blackst. R., 98 ; Bowyer, Universal Pub. Law, p. 424. Martial law, which is built upon no settled principles,...in its decisions, is, as Sir Matthew Hale observes (Hist. CL, ch. ii.), in truth and reality no law, but something indulged rather than allowed as a law....
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The Works of James Abram Garfield, Volume 1

James Abram Garfield - United States - 1882
...martial law, these things are to be observed, viz.: — " First. That in truth and reality it is not a law, but something indulged rather than allowed as a law. The necessity of government, order, and discipline in an army is that only which can give those laws a countenance;...
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The Student's Blackstone: Being the Commentaries on the Laws of England of ...

Sir William Blackstone, Robert Malcolm Napier Kerr - Law - 1885 - 596 pages
...part of the permanent laws. For martial law, which is entirely arbitrary in its decisions, is in truth no law, but something indulged rather than allowed as a law. The necessity of discipline in an army is the only thing which gives it countenance; and therefore it ought not to be...
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White Jacket: Or, The World in a Man-of War

Herman Melville - Flagellation - 1892 - 374 pages
...his History of the Common \Law, that " the Martial Law, being based upon no settled 'principles, is, in truth and reality, no law, but something indulged rather than allowed as a law." What can be expected from a court whose deeds are done in the darkness of the recluse courts of the...
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White-Jacket; Or, The World in a Man-of-war

Herman Melville - 1892 - 374 pages
...his History of the Common Law, that " the Martial Law, being based upon no settled principles, is, in truth and reality, no law, but something indulged rather than allowed as a Law." I know it may be said that the whole nature of this naval code is purposely adapted to the war exigencies...
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White-Jacket: Or, The World in a Man-of-war

Herman Melville - Flagellation - 1892 - 374 pages
...his History of the Common Law, that " the Martial Law, being based upon no settled principles, is, in truth and reality, no law, but something indulged rather than allowed as a law." I know it may be said that the whole nature of this naval code is purposely adapted to the war exigencies...
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Military Government and Martial Law

William Edward Birkhimer - Martial law - 1892 - 521 pages
...in truth and fact no law at all, but something indulged rather than law ; " of Blackstone, that " it is built upon no settled principles, but is entirely arbitrary in its decisions ;" or that " it is an arbitrary kind of law or rule sometimes established in a place or district occupied...
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Journal of Comparative Legislation and International Law, Volumes 4-5

Comparative law - 1900
...seventeenth and eighteenth centuries must be taken. Thus Hale speaks of it as— " in truth and reality not a law, but something indulged rather than allowed as a law. The necessity of good order and discipline in an army is that only which can give these laws countenance, and the indulged...
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