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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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Alien Property Custodian Act: Hearing Before the Committee on Interstate and ...

United States. Congress. House. Committee on Interstate and Foreign Commerce - Enemy property - 1920 - 83 pages
...for the conqueror to do more than to displace the sovereign and to assume dominion over the country. The modern usage of nations, which has become law would be violated ; that sense of justice and right which is acknowledged and felt by the whole civilized world would, be outraged if private property...
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The New York Supplement

Law reports, digests, etc - 1922
...conquest, 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,...property should be generally confiscated, and private risrhts annulled. The people change their allegiance; their relation to their ancient sovereign is...
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Congressional Record: Proceedings and Debates of the ..., Volume 64, Part 6

United States. Congress - Law - 1923
...: The modern usages of nations which have become law would be violated ; thnt sense of Justice und of right which is acknowledged and felt by the whole civilized world would lie outraged if private property should be generally confiscated and private rights annulled. I might...
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Alien Property. Hearings ... on H.R. 13496 ... Dec. 21-22, 1922 and Jan.3-15 ...

United States. Congress. House. Committee on Interstate and Foreign Commerce - 1923 - 321 pages
...Perchman case settled the law for the United States when he said, as to taking of private property: "The modern usage of nations, which has become law, would be violated." Otherwise, we are in the realm of anarchy, and it is not a good time, at this stage in the world's...
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The Fundamental Concepts of Public Law

Westel Woodbury Willoughby - Constitutional law - 1924 - 499 pages
...conquest, for the conqueror to do more than displace the sovereign and assume dominion over the country. The modern usage of nations, which has become law,...private property should be generally confiscated, or private rights annulled. The people change their allegiance; their relation to their ancient sovereign...
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International Law and Some Current Illusions: And Other Essays

John Bassett Moore - Aeronautics, Military - 1924 - 381 pages
...conquest, for the conqueror to do more than displace the sovereign and assume dominion over the country. The modern usage of nations, which has become law,...violated; that sense of justice and of right which is felt and acknowledged by the whole civilized world would be outraged, if private property should be...
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Hearings

United States. Congress. House. Committee on war claims - 1925
...the declaration of war." In US v. Percheman (7 Peters 51, 8 L. Ed. 604) Chief Justice Marshall said: "The modern usage of nations, which has become law,...generally confiscated, and private rights annulled." In Hanger v. Abbott (6 Wall. 532, 18 L. Ed. 939) the Supreme Court said: "In former times the right...
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Inter-America: A Monthly that Links the Thought of the New World, Volume 9

Latin America - 1925
...conquest, 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. However strong the occupying military power, its authority is reduced by law to what is strictly indispensable...
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Return of Alien Property

United States. Congress. House. Committee on Ways and Means - Enemy property - 1926
...conquest, for the conqueror to do more than to displace the soverign and assume dominion over the country. The modern usage of nations which has become law would...should be generally confiscated and private rights unnnlled. * • * If this be the modern rule, even in cases of conquest, who can doubt its application...
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Return of Alien Property. Hearings ... on H.R. 15009 ... Jan. 8-21, 1927

United States. U.S. Congress. Senate. Committe on finance - 1927 - 390 pages
...in waging war the United States has, as one of its war powers, the right to confiscate, still — " The modern usage of nations, which has become law, would be violated ; that the sense of justice and of right, which is acknowledged and felt by the whole civilized world, would...
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