Commission Under the Convention Between the United States & Paraguay: Statements and Arguments for Claimants and for the Republic, and Opinion and Award of Commissioners
H. Polkinhorn, Printer, 1860 - Всего страниц: 163
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Стр. 32 - But we think the real answer to the objection is, that no wrongdoer can be allowed to apportion or qualify his own wrong ; and that as a loss has actually happened whilst his wrongful act was in operation and force, and which is attributable to his wrongful act, he cannot set up as an answer to the action the bare possibility of a loss, if his wrongful act had never been done.
Стр. 37 - Wherever their citizens may go through the habitable globe, when they encounter injustice they may appeal to the government of their country, and the appeal will be examined into with a view to such action in their behalf as it may be proper to take. ^It is impossible to define in advance and with precision those cases in which the national power may be exerted for their relief. or to what extent relief shall be afforded. Circumstances as they arise must prescribe the rule of action. In countries...
Стр. 138 - It is decided by the award of these commissioners that "the United States and Paraguay Navigation Company have not proved or established any right to damages upon their said claim against the Government of the Republic of Paraguay, and that upon the proofs aforesaid the said Government is not responsible to the said company in any damages or pecuniary compensation whatever in all the premises.