The Law Of Nations And The United States Constitution

Author: Anthony J. Bellia, Jr.
Publisher: Oxford University Press
ISBN: 019984125X
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The law of nations and the Constitution -- The law merchant and the Constitution -- The law of state-state relations and the Constitution -- The law of state-state relations in federal courts -- The law maritime and the Constitution -- ...

America And The Law Of Nations 1776 1939

Author: Mark W. Janis
Publisher: Oxford University Press on Demand
ISBN: 0199579342
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It is the successor to a work that had as bookends 1789, the year of the new and
ultimately enduring US Constitution, and 1914, the first year ofWorld War I. This
new volume not only widens the old one's coverage, but also deepens its
discussion. In the late eighteenth century, the law ofnations was a serious
business for the New Republic. Over the next two centuries international law
became even more important. However, the failure of the law of nations to
prevent or even much ...

Commentaries On The Constitution Of The United States

Author: Joseph Story
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With a Preliminary Review of the Constitutional History of the Colonies and
States, Before the Adoption of the Constitution Joseph Story. * CHAPTER XX.
congress is, “to define “and punish piracies and felonies committed on the “high
seas, and offences against the law of nations.” § 562. If the clause of the
constitution had been confined to piracies, there would not have been any
necessity of conferring the ...

The Law Of Freedom And Bondage In The United States

Author: John Codman Hurd
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Thus there is a rule of action for those by whom the ordinary operation and
administration of the Government is continuously maintained.1 And it appears
that the power of pronouncing judgment under the military and naval laws of the
United States is not that judicial power of the United States which is referred to in
the third Article of the Constitution. For although judicial in its nature, and
performed under the authority of the United States, it has been by the constant
usage of all nations ...

Resolutions Of Virginia And Kentucky

Author: James Madison
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That as the state constitutions or laws had done so under the different forms, it
evinced that the states must have considered an adoption necessary to give it
force, and thinking so, it was impossible that the state conventions which
assented to the constitution, could ever have supposed that they were
establishing a govern- . ment which could at pleasure dip their hands into the
inexhaustible treasuries of the common law and law of nations, and thence
extract as much power as they ...

The American Revolution In The Law

Author: Shannon C. Stimson
Publisher: Princeton University Press
ISBN: 1400861470
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between the state and national levels. Hamilton argued in Letter from Phocion
that the anti-Loyalist acts contradicted both the constitution of New York and the “
fundamental principless] of law' contained in the law of nations and made explicit
in the Treaty of Peace.” This legal argument was made possible for two reasons:
first, the New York state constitution of 1777 recognized the law of nations as part
of the common law; and second, that constitution, as an amalgam of common law
, ...

Federal Union Modern World

Author: Peter S. Onuf
Publisher: Rowman & Littlefield
ISBN: 9780945612346
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In this thought-provoking analysis of international relations, the authors relate the emergence of the modern state-societies to the experiments in constitution-making in the United States.