Miscellaneous Addresses

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General Books LLC, 2009 - History - 214 pages
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This historic book may have numerous typos and missing text. Purchasers can download a free scanned copy of the original book (without typos) from the publisher. Not indexed. Not illustrated.1917 Excerpt: ... THE SPREAD OF INTERNATIONAL LAW IN THE AMERICAS ADDRESS AS TOASTMASTER AT A BANQUET OP THE DIVISION OF INTERNATIONAL LAW OF THE CARNEGIE ENDOWMENT FOR INTERNATIONAL PEACE, WASHINGTON, DECEMBER 80, 1915 The Second Pan American Scientific Congress, composed of official and unofficial delegates of the twenty-one American republics, met at Washington, December 27, 1915--January 8, 1916. Section VI of the congress was devoted to international law, public law, and jurisprudence, and the American Society of International Law, the Political Science Association, and the American Society for the Judicial Settlement of International Disputes, held joint sessions with the members of this section. The American Institute of International Law held its first session in connection with and under the auspices of the congress, and it likewise held a joint meeting with the American Society of International Law, affiliated with it. The American Institute of International Law adopted at this session its declaration of the rights and duties of nations. For further information concerning the origin, the nature, and the services which this scientific body could hope to render, composed as it is of five publicists from each of the American republics, the reader is referred to Mr. Root's address, entitled "The Declaration of the Rights and Duties of Nations of the American Institute of International Law," to be found in the volume of his Addresses on International Subjects, pages 413-426, included in this series. On December 30, 1915, the Division of International Law of the Carnegie Endowment for International Peace gave a banquet to the delegates attending Section VI of the Second Pan American Scientific Congress, the members of the American Institute of International Law, of the A...

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