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2.872 documents for american rule philippines
  • ... ceded by Spain after the Spanish-American War, and Congress discontinued its prior practice ... not decided below, but departure from this rule is appropriate in "exceptional" circumstances, ...: Puerto Rico, Guam, and the Philippines-ceded to the United States by Spain at the ...

  • America's policies, and its defense ties with Manila, have always benefited the Filipino elite. The Philippines is haunted by its relationship with the United States. I remember the day, in 1991, when the Military Bases Agreement between the two countries was rescinded. The headlines yelled, finally: Freedom! But worrywarts held on to their beads. Clark Air Force Base and Subic Naval Base were America's largest overseas outposts -- powerful vestiges of colonial rule decades after the American occupation, which lasted from 1899 to 1946, had ended. In American history books those decades have fallen into an Orwellian memory hole: lost or abridged.

  • ... among the States or with Indian tribes or rules for the care and disposition of the public lands ... of the Formation of the Union of the American States , H. DOC. NO. 398, 69th Cong., 1st Sess. ...United States, 234 U.S. 91 (1914) (Philippines and Sixth Amendment jury trial); Hawaii v. ...

  • Theodore Roosevelt is well known as an imperialist. The common understanding is both too weak and too strong. Too weak, because Roosevelt idealized an imperialism that could last forever in civilizing savages. Too strong, because Roosevelt prepared the American-occupied Philippines for independence within a generation. This article analyzes Roosevelt's philosophy of self-government and reinterprets his Philippines policy in light of the philosophy. Roosevelt emerges as a reluctant anti-imperialist-an imperialist by desire but an anti-imperialist in governance. His imperialist ambitions were thwarted by America's ideals of self-government and its democratic political system, channeled through the powers of Congress and the process of regular elections. At a crest of imperial opportunity,...

    ... the people of Sudan to submit to British rule forevermore. Theodore Roosevelt, addressing an ...

  • ...S. 738, the appeals court ruled, on the merits, that Hamdan was not entitled to ..., a Yemeni national, is in custody at an American prison in Guantanamo Bay, Cuba. In November 2001, ... from committing atrocities in the Philippines. 327 U. S. 1. . Quirin is the model the ...

  • In 1896, the English poet Rudyard Kipling wrote a poem called "White Man's Burden." In it, Kipling warned of the cost involved in the U.S. building an empire abroad, which in that era meant the Philippines, which we had "won" in the Spanish-American War. Imperialists within the United States understood the phrase "white man's burden" to mean that the U.S. should colonize and rule other nations for its benefit (i.e. nation building today).

  • ... Chief Justice Taney, writing for the Court, ruled that this rule did not apply to freed slaves. The ..., deprived him "of his privileges as an American citizen." The right to acquire and retain ... owning gold and silver mines in the Philippines but temporarily (because of the Japanese ...

  • ...Lee Gelernt and Jennifer Chang Newell, American Civil Liberties Union Foundation, New York, New ... alleges that his extradition to the Philippines would violate his rights under the Convention ...The government also suggests that the rule of non-inquiry precludes the exercise of habeas ...

  • ... See Fed. RuleCiv. Proc. 4(k)(1)(A). P. 6. . (b) For a time, this ... incorporated under the laws of the Philippines, where it operatedgold and silver mines. Benguet ...S. C.§1350. See 644 F. 3d, at 927 ("American federal courts, bethey in California or any other ...

  • ... that during the twentieth century, American law has predominantly structured its relationship ... the globe regarding legal ideals such as the rule of law, spare empirical evidence exists to ... against colonial language in the Philippines, see YVES DEZELAY & BRYANT GARTH, ASIAN LEGAL, ...

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