Status of Forces Agreements: Hearings Before the Committee on Foreign Affairs, House of Representatatives, Eighty-fourth Congress, First[-second] Session, on H. J. Res. 309, and Similar Measures, Providing for the Revison of the Status of Forces Agreement and Certain Other Treaties and International Agreements, Or the Withdrawal of the United States from Such Treaties and Agreements, So that Foreign Countries Will Not Have Criminal Jurisdiction Over American Armed Forces Personnel Stationed Within Their Boundaries . .

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U.S. Government Printing Office, 1955 - Criminal jurisdiction - 947 pages
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Page 686 - All Members shall give the United Nations every assistance in any action it takes in accordance with the present charter, and shall refrain from giving assistance to any state against which the United Nations is taking preventive or enforcement action.
Page 680 - We admit, as all must admit, that the powers of the government are limited, and that its limits are not to be transcended. But we think the sound construction of the Constitution must allow to the national legislature that discretion, with respect to the means by which the powers it confers are to be carried into execution, which will enable that body to perform the high duties assigned to it, in I the manner most beneficial to the people.
Page 487 - Agreement between the Parties to the North Atlantic Treaty regarding the Status of their Forces...
Page 509 - A third case in which a sovereign is understood to cede a portion of his territorial jurisdiction is, where he allows the troops of a foreign prince to pass through his dominions. In such case, without any express declaration waiving jurisdiction over the army to which this right of passage has been granted, the sovereign who should attempt to exercise it would certainly be considered as violating his faith.
Page 877 - All crimes not capital, and all disorders and neglects, which officers and soldiers may be guilty of, to the prejudice of good order and military discipline, though not mentioned in the foregoing articles of war, are to be taken cognizance of by a general, or a regimental, garrison, or field officers' court-martial, according to the nature and degree of the offense, and punished at the discretion of such court.
Page 853 - The authority of the legitimate Power having in fact passed into the hands of the occupant, the latter shall take all the measures in his power to restore [45] and ensure, as far as possible, public order and safety, while respecting, unless absolutely prevented, the laws in force in the country.
Page 651 - No person shall be arrested or detained without being at once informed of the charges against him or without the immediate privilege of counsel ; nor shall he be detained without adequate cause ; and upon demand of any person such cause must be immediately shown in open court in his presence and the presence of his counsel.
Page 639 - to make rules for the government and regulation of the land and naval forces...
Page 474 - President shall have power, by and with the advice of the Senate, to make Treaties, provided two-thirds of the Senate present concur...
Page 909 - Special courts-martial shall have power to try any person subject to military law...