Cookies Policy

This site uses cookies. By continuing to browse the site you are agreeing to our use of cookies.

I accept this policy

Find out more here

Prospectus (1906)

Brill’s MyBook program is exclusively available on BrillOnline Books and Journals. Students and scholars affiliated with an institution that has purchased a Brill E-Book on the BrillOnline platform automatically have access to the MyBook option for the title(s) acquired by the Library. Brill MyBook is a print-on-demand paperback copy which is sold at a favorably uniform low price.

Access this chapter

+ Tax (if applicable)

Chapter Summary

In an ordinance of 1781, passed before the recognition of independence, Congress professed obedience to the law of nations "according to the general usages of Europe", and in the act of admission to the family of nations the new Republic recognized international law as completely as international law recognized the new Republic. The Constitution of the United States proclaimed it as an existing system and solemnly conferred upon Congress the power to punish "offenses against the law of nations". The American Society of International Law was organized at New York on the 12th day of January of the present year, and it is believed that the influence of an association of publicists and others organized to represent these interests of people would count for much in the formation of a sound and rational body of doctrine concerning the true principles of international relations.

Keywords: American Society of International Law; Congress; international relations; new Republic; New York



Can't access your account?
  • Tools

  • Add to Favorites
  • Printable version
  • Email this page
  • Recommend to your library

    You must fill out fields marked with: *

    Librarian details
    Your details
    Why are you recommending this title?
    Select reason:
    The American Society of International Law's First Century, 1906-2006 — Recommend this title to your library
  • Export citations
  • Key

  • Full access
  • Open Access
  • Partial/No accessInformation