Chronology and Analysis of International Law

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Digby and Long, 1889 - International law - 86 pages

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Page 79 - The neutral flag covers enemy's goods, with the exception of contraband of war ; 3. Neutral goods, with the exception of contraband of war, are not liable to capture under enemy's flag; 4.
Page 79 - Neutral goods, with the exception of contraband of war, are not liable to capture under enemy's flag; 4. Blockades, in order to be binding, must be effective ; that is to say, maintained by a force sufficient really to prevent access to the coast of the enemy.
Page 61 - Our courts have also adopted unequivocally the doctrine that a public ship of war of a foreign sovereign at peace with the United States, coming into our ports and demeaning herself in a friendly manner, is exempt from the jurisdiction of the country.
Page 52 - Now, in order to justify a condemnation for breach of blockade three things must be proved: 1st, the existence of an actual blockade; 2dly, the knowledge of the party ; 3dly, some act of violation, either by going in or coming out with a cargo laden after the commencement of the blockade.
Page 26 - Reformation — which thus became the natural head of the protestant party and the political rival of the house of Austria, which last still maintained its ancient position as the temporal chief of the Catholic body. It introduced two foreign elements into the internal constitution of the empire — France and Sweden as guarantees of the peace, and Sweden as a member of the federal body — thus giving to these two powers a perpetual right of interference in the internal affairs of Germany.
Page 70 - States are involved, that the American continents . . . are henceforth not to be considered as subjects for future colonisation by any European power.
Page 46 - That all neutral vessels may freely navigate from port to port and on the coasts of nations at war.
Page 70 - An agreement between all the parties represented at the meeting that each will guard by its own means against the establishment of any future European colony within its borders may be found advisable.
Page 46 - ... 3d. With respect to the definition of contraband articles, the Empress adheres to the provisions of the 10th and llth articles of her treaty of commerce with Great Britain, and extends the obligations therein contained to all the nations at war.

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