The Neutrality Laws of the United States

Paperback | February 8, 2012

byCharles Ghequiere Fenwick

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This historic book may have numerous typos and missing text. Purchasers can download a free scanned copy of the original book (without typos) from the publisher. Not indexed. Not illustrated.1913 Excerpt: ... CHAPTER IV. THE DEFICIENCIES OF THE NEUTRALITY LAWS OF THE UNITED STATES. Character of While the historical sketch of the neutrality acts of the United g«tedmentS SUg" States, presented in Chapter II, showed that the United States has the honor of having set a standard to the world of municipal legislation directed to the fulfilment of the international obligations of a neutral state, the judicial interpretation of the existing neutrality laws, presented in Chapter III, has made it clear that there are serious deficiencies in those laws. These deficiencies are due partly to the introduction into international relations of stricter principles of neutral duty, and partly to the fact that changes in the methods and instruments of warfare during a period of nearly one hundred years have resulted in requiring a new application of principles of neutral duty which were equally recognized in 1818 as they are to-day. In the course of pointing out these deficiencies it will be found convenient to suggest certain recommendations by way of amendment to individual sections of the Neutrality Act. These recommendations will be in accordance with the principles of neutral duty accepted by nations at the present day, irrespective of the fact that the practice of nations may not yet have defined all the applications of those principles to possible circumstances, or that other nations may have failed as yet to enact legislation similar to that adopted by the United States for the enforcement of those principles within its own dominions.1 JIt may be observed in this connection that Great Britian and the United States are the only countries which have adopted neutrality legislation of a comprehensive character, denning in detail the acts which the state believes to be cont...

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This historic book may have numerous typos and missing text. Purchasers can download a free scanned copy of the original book (without typos) from the publisher. Not indexed. Not illustrated.1913 Excerpt: ... CHAPTER IV. THE DEFICIENCIES OF THE NEUTRALITY LAWS OF THE UNITED STATES. Character of While the historical sketch of the neutra...

Format:PaperbackDimensions:92 pages, 9.69 × 7.44 × 0.19 inPublished:February 8, 2012Publisher:General Books LLCLanguage:English

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ISBN - 10:0217358721

ISBN - 13:9780217358729

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