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" piratical," it does so in a general sense ; importing that the aggression is unauthorized by the law of nations, hostile in its character, wanton and criminal in its commission, and utterly without any sanction from any public authority or sovereign power.... "
Senate Documents, Otherwise Publ. as Public Documents and Executive ... - Page 61
by United States. Congress. Senate
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Reports of Cases Argued and Adjudged in the Supreme ..., Volume 2; Volume 43

United States. Supreme Court - Law reports, digests, etc - 1844
...carry into effect the general law of nations on the same subject in a just and appropriate manner. Where the act. uses the word "piratical," it does...public authority or sovereign power. In short, it means that the act belongs to the class of offences which pirates are in the habit of perpetrating, whether...
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A Full and Arranged Digest of the Decisions in Common Law, Equity ..., Volume 2

Richard Peters - Law reports, digests, etc - 1860
...specified in the act of congress. Ibid. 56. Where the act uses the word " piratical," it does so in its general sense, importing that the aggression is unauthorized...and criminal in its commission, and utterly without sanction from any public authority or sovereign power. The act intends to punish any aggression, although,...
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Reports of Cases Decided in the Circuit and District Courts of the ..., Volume 4

Lorenzo Smith Boswell Sawyer, United States. Circuit Court (9th Circuit) - District courts - 1878
..."piratical," used in the act of 1819, and repeuted in that of 1861, was given by the Supreme Court: "Where the act uses the word 'piratical,' it does...importing that the aggression is unauthorized by the laws of nations, hostile in its character, wanton and criminal in its commission, and utterly without...
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Reports of Cases Argued and Decided in the Supreme Court of the ..., Book 11

United States. Supreme Court - Law reports, digests, etc - 1883
...carry into effect the general law of nations on the same subject in a just and appropriate manner. Where the act uses the word " piratical," it does...sanction from, any public authority or sovereign power. ID short, it means that the act belongs to the class of offenses which pirates are in the habit of...
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Federal Decisions: Cases Argued and Determined in the Supreme ..., Volume 12

Law reports, digests, etc - 1885
...205. 5C5. Any aggression of an armed ship which is unauthorized in its character, wanton and cruel in its commission, and utterly without any sanction from any public authority or sovereign power, whether done animo furandi or lueri causa or not, is piracy, and subjects the vessel to forfeiture...
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American Constitutional Law, Volume 2

John Innes Clark Hare - Constitutional law - 1888 - 1400 pages
...the act of March 3, 1839, for the punishment of " piratical aggressions." " Where," said Story, J., " the act uses the word ' piratical ' it does so in...commission, and utterly without any sanction from any public anthority or sovereign power. In short, it means that the act belongs to the class of offences which...
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American Constitutional Law, Volume 2

John Innes Clark Hare - Constitutional law - 1889 - 1400 pages
...the act of March 3, 1839, for the punishment of " piratical aggressions." " Where," said Story, J., " the act uses the word ' piratical ' it does so in...public authority or sovereign power. In short, it means that the act belongs to the class of offences which pirates are in the habit of perpetrating, whether...
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Judicial and Statutory Definitions of Words and Phrases, Volume 6

Law - 1904 - 7839 pages
...the condemnation of any vessel which shall have attempted any piratical aggression, is an aggression unauthorized by the law of nations, hostile in its...public authority or sovereign power. In short, it means the act belonging to the class of offenses which pirates are in the habit of perpetrating, whether...
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Notes on the Constitution of the United States: Showing the Construction and ...

William Angus Sutherland - Constitutional law - 1904 - 973 pages
...the sea, animus furandi, is piracy.9 The word "piratical" in the act of 1819 imports an aggression unauthorized by the law of nations, hostile in its...character, wanton and criminal in its commission, and without sanction from any foreign power.10 Thus maritime warfare of unrecognized rebels 1 United States...
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Ruling Case Law: As Developed and Established by the Decisions ..., Volume 21

William Mark McKinney, Burdett Alberto Rich - Law - 1918
...carry into effect the general law of nations on the same subject in a just and appropriate manner. Where the act uses the word "piratical," it does so...public authority or sovereign power. In short, it means that the act belongs to the class of offenses which pirates are in the habit of perpetrating, whether...
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