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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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United States Army in the World War, 1917-1919, Volume 11

United States. Department of the Army. Office of Military History - World War, 1914-1918 - 1948 - 656 pages
...occupying force should have its words indelibly impressed upon his memory: 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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Annual Report of the Pennsylvania Bar Association, Volume 8

Pennsylvania Bar Association - Bar associations - 1902
...magnificent document but a few terse citations, pertinent to the occasion, may not be out of place : "Martial law is the immediate and direct effect and...laws and usages of war. Military oppression is not military law; it is the abuse of the power which that law confers. As martial law is executed by military...
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International Law in Historical Perspective: The laws of war. Part IX-A

Dr. J. H. W. Verziji - Law - 1978 - 547 pages
...either wholly or in part as in times of peace, unless otherwise ordered by the military authority. 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 a soldier even...
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Lieber's Code and the Law of War

Francis Lieber - Law - 1983 - 157 pages
...either wholly or in part, as in rimes of peace, unless otherwise ordered by the military authority. 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 a soldier even...
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The Laws of Armed Conflicts: A Collection of Conventions, Resolutions, and ...

Dietrich Schindler, Jiř Toman - Law - 1988 - 1 pages
...wholly or in part, as in times of peace, unless otherwise ordered by the military authority. 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 a soldier even...
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Inside War: The Guerrilla Conflict in Missouri During the American Civil War

Michael Fellman - History - 1990 - 352 pages
...April 24, 1863. These instructions were an attempt to define martial law within the framework of modern war. "Military oppression is not martial law; it is the abuse of the power which that law confers." Sheer tyranny was wrong. "For the very reason that [the soldier] possesses the power of arms against...
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Substantive and Procedural Aspects of International Criminal Law: The ...

Gabrielle Kirk McDonald - Law - 2000 - 587 pages
...wholly or in part, as in times of peace, unless otherwise ordered by the military authority. Article 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 a soldier even...
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Bloody Constraint: War and Chivalry in Shakespeare

Theodor Meron - Drama - 1998 - 256 pages
...Code, promulgated a few months earlier on April 24, 1963. Consider these statements in the Lieber Code: As Martial Law is executed by military force, it is incumbent upon those who administer it to be strictly guided by the principles of justice, honor, and humanity—virtues adorning a soldier even...
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Human Rights and the End of Empire: Britain and the Genesis of the European ...

A. W. Brian Simpson - Political Science - 2004 - 1161 pages
...Martial law, as Francis Lieber explained in 1863 in his celebrated codification of the law of war, "is simply military authority exercised in accordance with the laws and usages of war' ' . In its strict sense it involved the military taking over the whole business of government, and...
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The Trial: The Assassination of President Lincoln and the Trial of the ...

Edward Steers - History - 2003 - 421 pages
...either wholly or in part, as in times of peace, unless otherwise ordered by the military authority. 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 a soldier even...
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