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" Martial Law is simply military authority exercised in accordance with the laws and usages of war. Military oppression is not Martial Law; it is the abuse of the power which that law confers. As Martial Law is executed by military force, it is incumbent... "
The War of the Rebellion: A Compilation of the Official Records of the Union ... - Page 65
by United States. War Department, Fred Crayton Ainsworth - 1972
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Field Service Regulations, United States Army

General Staff Corps - 1908
...tribunals of the territory in which such martial law may be exercised. 671. Military government simply is military authority exercised in accordance with the...laws and usages of war. Military oppression is not military government; it is an abuse of the power which the law of war confers. As military government...
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The New International Encyclopćeia, Volume 13

Daniel Coit Gilman, Harry Thurston Peck, Frank Moore Colby - Encyclopedias and dictionaries - 1909
...law to be the immediate and direct effect and consequence of occupation or conquest, and that it «as simply military authority exercised in accordance with the laws and usages of war. When a place, district, or country is occupied by an enemy, civil and criminal law continues to take...
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Handbook of International Law

George Grafton Wilson - Foreign relations - 1910 - 623 pages
...substitution, or dictation. part, as in times of peace, unless otherwise ordered by the military authority. 4. Martial Law is simply military authority exercised...not Martial Law; it is the abuse of the power which tljut law confers. As Martial Law is executed by military force, it is incumbent upon those who administer...
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The Constitutional Law of the United States, Volume 2

Westel Woodbury Willoughby - Constitutional law - 1910
...belligerency, it is war power pure and simple." 17 It is in this sense that Field defines martial law as " simply military authority exercised in accordance with the laws and usages of war," and the Supreme Court as " the law of necessity in the actual presence of war." 18 The necessities...
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Principles of the Constitutional Law of the United States

Westel Woodbury Willoughby - Constitutional law - 1912 - 576 pages
...belligerency, it is war power pure and simple." It is in this sense that Field defines martial law as "simply military authority exercised in accordance with the laws and usages of war," and the Supreme Court defines it as "the law of necessity in the actual presence of war." 8 The necessities...
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Everybody's Cyclopedia: A Concise and Accurate Compilation of the ..., Volume 5

Charles Leonard-Stuart - Encyclopedias and dictionaries - 1912
...him, or orders that this Khali be done, shall suffer death iŁ convicted. Martial law is explained as simply military authority exercised in accordance with the laws and usages of war. A place, district, or country occupied by an enemy stands, in consequence of the occupation, under...
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Rules of Land Warfare

United States. War Department. General Staff - Military law - 1914 - 221 pages
...include any act of hostility which makes the return to peace unnecessarily difficult.1 J . ,,•...1. 14. Martial law. — Martial law is simply military authority...exercised in accordance with the laws and usages of war.1 1 GO 100, 1863, art. 4. In the case of ex parte MilHgan (4 Wall., 2), Chief Justice Chase, in...
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Rules of Land Warfare, 1914

United States. General Staff Corps - 1914 - 225 pages
...include any act of hostility which makes the return to peace unnecessarily difficult.1 . .'14, Mxwtial law. — Martial law is simply military authority...exercised in accordance with the laws and usages of war.1 1 GO 100, 1863, art 4. In the case of ex parte Milligan (4 Wall., 2), Chief Justice Chase, in...
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The Canadian Law Times, Volume 36

Law - 1916
...term it, comes into force with the presence of the army in the field. It is defined in Article 4 as " simply military authority exercised in accordance with the laws and usages of war . . . executed by military force . . . and guided by the principles of justice, honour and humanity."...
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Francis Lieber's Influence on American Thought and Some of His Unpublished ...

Chester Squire Phinney - 1918 - 85 pages
...wholly or in part, as in times of peace, unless otherwise ordered by the military authority. (d) Art. 4. Martial law is simply military authority exercised...it is incumbent upon those who administer it to be strictly guided by the principles of justice, honor and humanity — virtues adorning the soldier even...
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