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" States which punished certain offenses committed upon the high seas or in any river, haven, basin, or bay "out of the jurisdiction of any particular State. "
The Works of the Honourable James Wilson, L. L. D.: Late One of the ... - Page 372
by James Wilson - 1804
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Bouvier's Law Dictionary and Concise Encyclopedia, Volume 2

John Bouvier - Law - 1914 - 1124 pages
..."main sea" are synonymous; id. The act of congress of April 30, 1790, s. 8, enacts' that If any person shall commit upon the high seas, or in any river,...the jurisdiction of any particular state, murder, etc., . which if committed within the body of a county would, by the laws of the United States, be...
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Federal Statutes Annotated: Containing All the Laws of the United ..., Volume 1

United States - Law - 1916 - 1266 pages
...an act of Congress providing for the punishment of certain assaults committed on board any vessel " upon the high seas " or " in any river, haven, basin, or bay within the admiralty jurisdiction of the United States and out of the jurisdiction of any particular...
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Federal Criminal Law and Procedure, Volume 1, Parts 1-45

Elijah Nathaniel Zoline - Criminal law - 1921 - 650 pages
...the discretion of the court. Provision was also made for the punishment of certain offenses committed upon the high seas, or in any river, haven, basin or bay out of the jurisdiction of any particular State.31 Viscount Bryce, writing in his American Commonwealth, volume 2 (1st ed.), p. 497, and commenting...
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Military Laws of the United States, Volume 1

United States - Military law - 1921 - 960 pages
...chapter 0, section 8, providing for the punishment of murder, etc., committed " upon the high seas, or any river, haven, basin, or bay. out of the jurisdiction of any particular State," it is not the offense, but the bay, etc.. In which It Is committed, that must be out of the...
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Cases on Foreign and Interstate Commerce, Volume 1

Charles Willis Needham - Commerce - 1925 - 772 pages
...according to the meaning of the statutes of the United States, which punished certain offenses committed upon the high seas or in any river, haven, basin, or bay "out of the jurisdiction of any particular state." The test applied in Commonwealth v. Peters, which was decided in the year 1847, was that the...
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United States Code Annotated

United States - Law - 1927 - 700 pages
...Act 1790, c. 9, 8, providing for the punishment of murder, etc., committed "upon the high seas, or any river, haven, basin, or bay, out of the jurisdiction of any particular state," it was not the offense, but the bay, etc., In which It was committed, that must be out of the...
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Journal of the American Institute of Criminal Law and Criminology, Volume 7

Crime - 1917 - 986 pages
...Wheat., 336.) A Federal statute providing for the punishment of murder committed on the high seas or on any river, haven, basin, or bay out of the jurisdiction of any particular State, does not apply to murder committed on board a warship while in waters within the jurisdiction...
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United States Reports: Cases Adjudged in the Supreme Court at ..., Volume 289

United States. Supreme Court, John Chandler Bancroft Davis, Henry Putzel, Henry C. Lind, Frank D. Wagner - Law reports, digests, etc - 1933 - 860 pages
...of April 30, 1790, c. 9, 8, 1 Stat. 112, 113, provided for the punishment of murder committed " upon the high seas or in any river, haven, basin or bay out of the jurisdiction of any particular state," and provided for the trial of the offender in the district where he might be apprehended qr...
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The Northeastern Reporter, Volume 25

Law - 1891 - 1238 pages
...according to the meaning of the statutes of the United States which punished certain offenses committed upon the high seas, or in any river, haven, basin, or bay "out of the jurisdiction of any particular state." The test applied in Com. v. Peters, decided in the year 1847, was that the place was within...
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Amending the Merchant Marine Act of 1936: Hearing[s] Before the Committee on ...

United States. Congress. Senate. Committee on Commerce - Merchant marine - 1937 - 662 pages
...Act of April 30, 1790, c. 9, 8, 1 Stat. 112, 113, provided for the punishment of murder committed "upon the high seas or in any river, haven, basin or bay out of the jurisdiction of any ' In England, serious offenses committed "upon the sea, or in any other haven, river, creek, or place...
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