The Treaty Power Under the Constitution of the United States: Commentaries on the Treaty Clauses of the Constitution; Construction of Treaties; Extent of Treaty-making Power; Conflict Between Treaties and Acts of Congress, State Constitutions and Statutes; International Extradition; Acquisition of Territory; Ambassadors, Consuls and Foreign Judgments; Naturalization and Expatriation; Responsibility of Government for Mob Violence, and Claims Against Governments. With Appendices Containing Regulations of Department of State Relative to Extradition of Fugitives from Justice, a List of the Treaties in Force, with the International Conventions and Acts to which the United States is a Party, and a Chronological List of Treaties
"Commentaries on the treaty clauses of the Constitution; construction of treaties; extent of treaty-making power; conflict between treaties and acts of Congress, state constitutions and statutes; international extradition; acquisition of territory; ambassadors, consuls and foreign judgments; naturalization and expatriation; responsibility of government for mob violence, and claims against governments. With appendices containing regulations of Department of State relative to extradition of fugitives from justice, a list of the treaties in force, with the international conventions and acts to which the United States is a party, and a chronological list of treaties.
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Page 7 - ... nor shall any body of forces be kept up by any state, in time of peace, except such number only, as in the judgment of the united states, in congress assembled, shall be deemed requisite to garrison the forts necessary for the defence of such state ; but every state shall always keep up a well regulated and disciplined militia, sufficiently armed and accoutred...
Page 250 - But neither the amendment — broad and comprehensive as it is — nor any other amendment, was designed to interfere with the power of the state, sometimes termed its 'police power,' to prescribe regulations to promote the health, peace, morals, education, and good order of the people, and to legislate so as to increase the industries of the state, develop its resources, and add to its wealth and prosperity.
Page 41 - ... strike out one, the petitioners beginning until the number shall be reduced to thirteen; and from that number not less than seven nor more than nine names, as Congress shall direct, shall, in the presence of Congress, be drawn out by lot; and the persons whose names shall be so drawn, or any five of them, shall be commissioners or judges, to hear and finally determine the controversy, so always as a major part of the judges, who shall hear the cause, shall agree in the determination...
Page 12 - It is agreed that the Congress shall earnestly recommend it to the Legislatures of the respective States to provide for the restitution of all estates, rights, and properties, which have been confiscated, belonging to real British subjects...
Page 20 - That the said report, with the resolutions and letter accompanying the same, be transmitted to the several legislatures, in order to be submitted to a convention of delegates, chosen in each State by the people thereof, in conformity to the resolves of the convention made and provided in that case.
Page 304 - The usage of the world is, if a nation be not entirely subdued, to consider the holding of conquered territory as a mere military occupation, until its fate shall be determined at the treaty of peace. If it be ceded by the treaty, the acquisition is confirmed, and the ceded territory becomes a part of the nation to which it is annexed, either on the terms stipulated in the treaty of cession, or on such as its new master shall impose.
Page 236 - keeping the word of promise to the ear, and breaking it to the hope...
Page 464 - That any American woman who marries a foreigner shall take the nationality of her husband. At the termination of the marital relation she may resume her American citizenship, if abroad, by registering as an American citizen within one year with a consul of the United States, or by returning to reside in the United States, or, if residing in the United States at the termination of the marital relation, by continuing to reside therein.
Page 7 - State and the subjects thereof, against which war has been so declared, and under such regulations as shall be established by the United States in Congress assembled, unless such State be infested by pirates, in which case vessels of war may be fitted out for that occasion, and kept so long as the danger shall continue, or until the United States in Congress assembled shall determine otherwise.
Page 18 - States; to consider how far a uniform system in their commercial regulations may be necessary to their common interest and their permanent harmony ; and to report to the several states such an act relative to this great object as, when unanimously ratified by them, will enable the United States in Congress assembled effectually to provide for the same...