What about extradition, if a citizen of one country visits another and breaks the local law?
There were treaties between states for the extradition of fugitives, and contracts of mutual assurance between individuals against their loss by flight.
The writ is freely resorted to in Canada, and in 1905, 1906, two appeals came to the privy council from the dominion, one with reference to an extradition case, the other with respect to the right to expel aliens.
He opposed the Alien and Sedition Laws, introduced legislation on behalf of American seamen, and in 1800 attacked the president for permitting the extradition by the British government of Jonathan Robbins, who had committed murder on an English frigate, and had then escaped to South Carolina and falsely claimed to be an American citizen.
The most complete collection of treaties of extradition is that of F.