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" The modern usage of nations, which has become law," — mark the words, Mr. Speaker, — " the modern usage of nations, which has become law," — — " would be violated ; that sense of justice and of right, which is acknowledged and felt by the whole... "
SPEECHES IN THE SECOND AND THIRD SESSIONS OF THE THIRTY-SEVENTH CONGRESS ... - Page 47
by BENJ. E. THOMAS - 1863
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The Palestine Yearbook of International Law, 1998-1999

Anis F. Kassim - Law - 2000 - 432 pages
...territory], for the conqueror to do more than displace the sovereign and assume domination over the country. The modern usage of nations, which has become law,...generally confiscated, and private rights annulled. 2 The outcome of the customary law-making process was that the belligerent occupant no longer had the...
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La succession d'Etats: la codification Ó l'Úpreuve des faits/State succesion

Pierre Michel Eisemann, Martti Koskenniemi - Law - 2000 - 1 pages
...of the successor State which decides whether to preserve or to change the pre-existent situation 3. violated ; that sense of justice and of right which is acknowledged and felt by the whole civilised world would be outraged, if private property should be generally confiscated, and private...
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War Powers Under the Constitution of the United States

William Whiting - Law - 2002 - 342 pages
...violated, and that sense of justice and right which is acknowledged and felt by the whole civilized world be outraged, if private property should be generally...people change their allegiance; their relation to their sovereign is dissolved ; but their relations to each other, and their rights of property, remain undisturbed."...
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The Palestine Yearbook of International Law, 1999-2000

Academie de Droit International - Law - 2002 - 448 pages
...doctrine of acquired rights, which found its basis in international law, required such an outcome: "[T]he modern usage of nations, which has become law,...sense of justice and of right which is acknowledged 184 Id., at 36. The German settlers case concerned territory that Germany had ceded to Poland following...
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Decolonizing International Relations

Branwen Gruffydd Jones - Political Science - 2006 - 275 pages
...do more than displace the sovereign and assume dominion over the country."4 The Court further noted, The modern usage of nations, which has become law,...generally confiscated and private rights annulled — If this be the modern rule even in cases of conquest, who can discount its application to the case...
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Who Owns the Crown Lands of Hawai‘i?

Jon M. Van Dyke - History - 2007 - 560 pages
...Marshall's decision in United States v. Percheman, 30 for the proposition that "even in cases of conquest," "[t]he modern usage of nations, which has become law, would be violated . . . and . . . the whole civilized world would be outraged if private property should be generally...
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Report of the Department of the Interior ... [with Accompanying Documents].

United States. Dept. of the Interior - 1869
...unusual for the conqueror to do more than to displace the sovereign and assume dominion over the country. The modern usage of nations, which has become law,...generally confiscated and private rights annulled, on a change in the sovereignty of the country. By the Florida treaty, the people change their allegiance—...
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Congressional Serial Set

United States - 1881
...nunsnal for the conqueror to do more than to displace the sovereign and assume dominion over the country. The modern usage of nations, which has become law,...world, would be outraged if private property should he generally confiscated, and private rights annulled, on a change in the sovereignty of the country...
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