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The first words of the first essay published in our pages pose a challenge as prescient as it is timely:

The increase of popular control over national conduct, which marks the political development of our time, makes it constantly more important that the great body of the people in each country should have a just conception of their international rights and duties.

With this precept in mind, we begin our celebration of the one-hundredth anniversary of the American Journal of lnternational Law and its publisher, the American Society of International Law.


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