The Jurist, Volume 8, Part 2; Volume 26, Part 2

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S. Sweet, 1863 - Law

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Page 254 - The rule of law is clear, that where one, by his words or conduct, wilfully causes another to believe in the existence of a certain state of things, and induces him to act on that belief, so as to alter his own previous position, the former is concluded from averring against the latter a different state of things, as existing at the, same time...
Page 23 - The neutral flag covers enemy's goods, with the exception of contraband of war ; 3. Neutral goods, with the exception of contraband of war, are not liable to capture under enemy's flag; 4. Blockades, in order to be binding, must be effective ; that is to say, maintained by a force sufficient really to prevent access to the coast of the enemy.
Page 31 - This right is so clear in principle that no man can deny it who admits the legality of maritime capture ; because if you are not at liberty to ascertain by sufficient inquiry whether there is property that can legally be captured it is impossible to capture.
Page 22 - Honorable the Vice-Chancellor Sir WILLIAM PAGE WOOD, doth hereby, in pursuance and execution of the powers given by the statute...
Page 36 - The only distinction arising out of the peculiar circumstances of a civil war and of the non-recognition of the independence of the de facto Government of one of the belligerents, either by the other belligerent or by the neutral Power is this : that " for the purpose of avoiding the difficulties which might arise from a formal and positive solution of these questions, Diplomatic Agents are frequently substituted who are clothed with the powers and enjoy the immunities of Ministers, though they are...
Page 33 - June no contract for the sale of any goods, wares and merchandizes, for the price of ten pounds sterling or upwards, shall be allowed to be good, except the buyer shall accept part of the goods so sold, and actually receive the same, or give something in earnest to bind the bargain, or in part of payment, or that some note or memorandum in writing of the said bargain be made and signed by the parties to be charged by such contract, or their agents thereunto lawfully authorized.
Page 51 - It is just here that the difficulties of the case begin. What is the manner which the law of nations prescribes for disposing of the contraband when you have found and seized it on board of the neutral vessel ? The answer would be easily found if the question were what you shall do with the contraband vessel.
Page 33 - ... the buyer shall accept part of the goods or choses in action so contracted to be sold or sold, and actually receive the same, or give something in earnest to bind the contract, or in part payment, or unless some note or memorandum in writing of the contract or sale be signed by the party to be charged or his agent in that behalf.
Page 202 - He moved for a select committee to inquire into the operation of the 6th of George IV., and into the general constitution of trades unions, and also of the combinations of workmen and masters in the United Kingdom.
Page 273 - Rolls, the Lords Chief Justice of the Queen's Bench and Common Pleas, and the Lord Chief Baron of the Exchequer, shall be five...

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