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" I contend that martial law is neither more nor less than the will of the general who commands the army. In fact, martial law means no law at all; therefore, the general who declares martial law, and commands that it shall be carried into execution, is... "
Essays in Law and History - Page 19
by Sir William Searle Holdsworth - 1995 - 302 pages
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The speeches of the Duke of Wellington in Parliament, Volume 2

Arthur Wellesley Wellington (Duke of), William Hazlitt - Biography & Autobiography - 1854
...law means no law at all ; therefore the general who declares martial law, and commands that it shall be carried into execution, is bound to lay down distinctly...that is to say, I have governed a large proportion of the population of a country by my own will But then, what did I do ? I declared that the country should...
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Official Opinions of the Attorneys General of the United States: Advising ...

United States. Attorney-General - Attorneys general's opinions - 1858
...Martial Law. general, who declared martial law, and commanded that it should be carried into effect, was bound to lay down distinctly the rules, and regulations, and limits, according to which his will was to be carried out. Now, he had in another country carried on martial law : that was to say, he...
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A Treatise on Military Law and the Practice of Courts-martial

Stephen Vincent Benét - Courts-martial - 1862 - 377 pages
...Therefore, the general who declared martial law and commanded that it should be carried into effect, was bound to lay down distinctly the rules, and regulations, and limits, according to which his will was to be carried out. Now, he had in another country, carried on martial law; that was to say, he...
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The Negro and Jamaica: Read Before the Anthropological Society of London ...

Bedford Pim - Black race - 1866 - 72 pages
...martial law, and commands that it should be carried into execution, is bound to lay down the rules, regulations, and limits, according to which his will is to be carried out." There is no doubt that Government has the power of proclaiming martial law, to meet an attack against...
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United States Reports: Cases Adjudged in the Supreme Court, Volume 71

United States. Supreme Court - Law reports, digests, etc - 1867
..." The general who declared martial law, and commanded that it should be carried into execution, was bound to lay down distinctly the rules, and regulations, and limits according to which his will was to be carried out. Now he had, in another country, carried on martial law ; that was to say, he...
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Charge of the Lord Chief Justice of England to the Grand Jury at the Central ...

Great Britain. Central Criminal Court, Sir Alexander Abercromby Nelson, Herbert Charles Alexander Brand, Sir Alexander James Edmund Cockburn - Martial law - 1867 - 165 pages
...martial law, and commands that it shall be carried into execution, is bound to lay down the rules, regulations, and limits, according to which his will is to be carried out.' " The opinion thus cited by Mr. Headlam was that of a very great man, and as to what may be done in...
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Commentaries Upon Martial Law, with Special Reference to Its Regulation and ...

Sir Alexander James Edmund Cockburn - Martial law - 1867 - 287 pages
...martial law, and commands that it should be carried into execution, is bound to lay down the rules, regulations, and limits, according to which his will is to be carried out. The effect of a proclamation of martial law, is a notice to the inhabitants that the executive government...
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Charge of the Lord Chief Justice of England to the Grand Jury at the Central ...

Great Britain. Central Criminal Court, Sir Alexander Abercromby Nelson, Sir Alexander James Edmund Cockburn, Herbert Charles Alexander Brand - Jamaica - 1867 - 165 pages
...declares martial law, and commands that it shall be earned into execution, is bound to lay down the rules, regulations, and limits, according to which his will is to be carried out.' " The opinion thus cited by Mr. Headlam was that of a very great man, and as to what may be done in...
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The Dublin Review, Volume 9; Volume 61

Nicholas Patrick Wiseman - 1867
...martial law, and commands that it shall be carried into execution, is bound to lay down the rules, regulations, and limits, according to which his will is to be carried out." The Lord Chief Justice says this " opinion was that of a very great man, and as to what may be done...
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The Chronicle

1867
...declares Martial Law and commands that it shall be carried into execution is bound to lay down the rules, regulations, and limits, according to which his will is to be carried out." It is quite plain that it is an abuse to employ the term "law" in reference to the exercise of a power...
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