The Government Class Book eBook

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Sec.26.  What is false imprisonment?

Sec.27.  What grade of offense are the four offenses last named?  What other misdemeanors are mentioned in this section?  Can you name any other?

Chapter LXIII.

Sec.1.  Of what consists the law of nations?  What was its early character?

Sec.2.  By what means has it been improved?

Sec.3.  What particular further improvement is desirable?

Sec.4.  What is said of the independence of nations?  How, then, is redress for injuries obtained?

Sec.5.  What right has a nation in respect to its government?  To this rule, what exception do some make?

Sec.6.  In what cases may one nation assist another in changing its government?

Sec.7.  In what respect are nations mutually dependent?

Sec.8.  By what law ought all nations to be governed?  What does this law require?

Sec.9.  By what names is this law when applied to nations or states called?  Why is it so called?

Sec.10.  For what reasons do some writers divide it into the natural and positive laws of nations?

Sec.11.  Define the positive law of nations.  How is it divided?  Define the customary law of nations.

Sec.12.  What is a conventional law of nations?  Define convention.

Sec.13.  What is the advantage of conventional law?

Sec.14.  By what consideration is the observance of treaties induced?

Sec.15.  What is a perfect obligation?  An imperfect obligation?  Why are the obligations of nations called imperfect?

Chapter LXIV.

Sec.1.  What rights have nations on the seas?  By what laws are persons at sea governed?

Sec.2.  Over what waters flowing through its territory has a nation jurisdiction?  To what distance on the sea?

Sec.3.  What right have other nations to a passage over its lands and waters?  Why is this an imperfect right?

Sec.4.  What are the mutual rights and duties of a state and foreign immigrants?

Sec.5.  What is its duty in respect to foreign criminals?

Sec.6.  What is said of the responsibility of embassadors?  For bad conduct, how are they punishable?  Why are they not amenable to the laws of the foreign state?

Sec.7.  What rights have they in countries through which they pass?  What is a passport?

Sec.8.  How are embassadors dealt with for disrespectful conduct at a foreign court?

Sec.9.  What do ministers do when they are ill-treated?

Sec.10.  If a government, for good cause, refuses to receive a minister, what is its duty?

Sec.11.  What power has a minister in making treaties?

Sec.12.  To what laws are consuls subject?  What is their business?

Chapter LXV.

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