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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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Return of Alien Property: Hearings Before the Committee on Finance ..., Volume 3

United States. Congress. Senate. Committee on Finance - Enemy property - 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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Return of Alien Property. Hearings ... on H.R. 7201, ... January 1928

United States. U.S. Congress. Senate. Committee on finance - 1928 - 260 pages
...confiscate, still — "The modern usage of nations, which has become a law, would be violated; that the sense of justice and of right, which is acknowledged...generally confiscated and private rights annulled." The United States never has, even in war, in a hundred and fifty years confiscated alien private property....
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To Restore Lands of the Papago Indian Reservation in Arizona to Exploration ...

United States. U.S. congress. Senate. Committee on Indian affairs - 1934 - 113 pages
...sovereign and assume dominion over the country. The modern usage of nations, which has become :aw, would be violated; that sense of justice and of right...world would be outraged if private property should l>e generally confiscated and private rights annulled. The people change their allegiance ; their relation...
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Technical Manual

United States. War Department - 1943
...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, would be violated, and that sense of justice and right which is acknowledged and felt by the whole civilized world would...
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International Law Reports, Volume 8

Elihu Lauterpacht, H. Lauterpacht - Law - 1945 - 564 pages
...in United States v. Percheman, 7 Pet. 51, 86, 8 L. Ed. 604, says that, even in cases of conquest, ' the modern usage of nations, which has become law,...if private property should be generally confiscated '. . . . " We feel no hesitation in saying, therefore, that nothing can be found in our laws or. proceedings...
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Committee Prints

United States. Congress. Senate. Committee on the Judiciary - 1947
...51, 86), said that, even in case of conquest, "the modern usage of nations, which has become lw, would be violated; that sense of justice and of right...private property should be generally confiscated." John Bassett Moore, in his Digest of International Law, volume 7, pages 312 and 313, says that the...
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Enemy Property Commission: Hearings Before the Committee on Interstate and ...

United States. Congress. House. Committee on Interstate and Foreign Commerce - Alien property - 1947 - 493 pages
...33, at 509. Ml Commentaries *3, *65. See also United States v. Peroheman, 7 Pet. 51, 8<! (US 1833) : "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 property should...
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Enemy Property Commission: Hearings Before the Committee on Interstate and ...

United States. Congress. House. Committee on Interstate and Foreign Commerce - Alien property - 1947 - 493 pages
...modern usnge of notions, which has become law, would be violated : that sens* of justice and rifcht which is acknowledged and felt by the whole civilized world would be outraged, if property should l>e cenerally confiscated and private rights annulled." "12 Stnt. 589 (18fi2). "Id....
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The Law Journal Reports, Volume 68

Law reports, digests, etc - 1899
...to displace the sovereign and assume dominion over the country," and that the law of the civilised world " would be outraged, if private property should...generally confiscated, and private rights annulled on a change in the sovereignty of a country." The same doctrine is emphatically affirmed in Strother...
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Reports of Civil and Criminal Cases Decided by the ..., Volume 4; Volume 61

Kentucky. Court of Appeals, James Hughes, Achilles Sneed, Martin D. Hardin, George Minos Bibb, Alexander Keith Marshall, William Littell - Law reports, digests, etc - 1864
...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 would...annulled. The people change their allegiance; their relations to their sovereign are dissolved; but their relations to each other, and their rights of...
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