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Seite 220 - ... of a legal nature, or relating to the interpretation of treaties existing between the two Contracting Parties, and which it may not have been possible to settle by diplomacy...
Seite 116 - Our constitution declares a treaty to be the law of the land. It Is consequently to be regarded in courts of justice as equivalent to an act of the legislature whenever it operates of itself, without the aid of any legislative provision...
Seite 109 - That the treaty power of the United States," said Mr. Justice Field, in delivering the opinion of the Court, "extends to all proper subjects of negotiation between our government and the governments of other nations, is clear.
Seite 226 - St. Croix River to the highlands; along the said highlands which divide those rivers that empty themselves into the river St. Lawrence, from those which fall into the Atlantic Ocean, to the northwesternmost head of Connecticut River...
Seite 255 - By the Constitution a treaty is placed on the same footing, and made of like obligation, with an act of legislation. Both are declared by that instrument to be the supreme law of the land, and no superior efficacy is given to either over the other. When the two relate to the same subject, the courts will always endeavor to construe them so as to give effect to both, if that can be done without violating the language of either; but if the two are inconsistent, the one last in date will control the...
Seite 224 - Majesty shall be continued westward along the said forty-ninth parallel of north latitude to the middle of the channel which separates the continent from Vancouver's Island, and thence southerly through the middle of the said channel, and of Fuca's Straits, to the Pacific Ocean...
Seite 155 - Where an arrangement has been made with any foreign State with respect to the surrender to such State of any fugitive criminals, Her Majesty may , by Order in Council , direct that this Act shall apply in the case of such foreign State.
Seite 109 - ... /The treaty power, as expressed in the Constitution, is in terms unlimited except by those restraints which are found in that instrument against the action of the government or of its departments, and those arising from the nature of the government itself and of that of the States.
Seite 218 - Powers as the most effective, and, at the same time, the most equitable means of settling disputes which diplomacy has failed to settle.
Seite 249 - that it is an essential principle of the law of nations that no power can liberate itself from the engagements of a treaty, nor modify the stipulations thereof, unless with the consent of the contracting powers, by means of an amicable arrangement.

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