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PRIZE LAW DURING THE WORLD WAR A STUDY OF THE JURISPRUDENCE OF THE PRIZE COURTS, 1914-1924

Garner, James Wilford


Item #: 60882

Pages: xlviii, 712 pp.
Published: New York; The Macmillan Company; 1927. Reprinted in 2007.

Subjects: INTERNATIONAL LAW, JURISPRUDENCE

"In its time a standard one-volume work on prize law,bringing together in digested form the reported prizedecisions of the belligerent countries, together with adiscussion of the law enunciated by the prize courts." -Association of American Law Schools in rating this PostWorld War I work. Garner provided a survey of the organiza-tion, function and jurisdiction of the Prize Courts duringthe war, which he felt provided the most importantcontribution of the war to international law. He set out tosummarize and compare the interpretation and conclusions ofthe Prize Courts of various nations in which such tribunalswere formed and point out the divergent decisions made inidentical or similar circumstances.

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