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" ... Legislative act, therefore, contrary to the Constitution, can be valid. To deny this, would be to affirm, that the deputy is greater than his principal ; that the servant is above his master ; that the Representatives of the People are superior to... "
Reports of Cases in Law and Equity, Argued and Determined in the Supreme ... - Page 32
by Georgia. Supreme Court - 1850
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Law and Labor, Volume 6

Labor - 1924
...representatives of the people are superior to the people themselves ; that men acting by virtue of powers may do, not only what their powers do not authorize, but what they forbid." The Constitution is the wül of the people, expressed deliberately and solemnly. To put this proposition...
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Limitation of Appellate Jurisdiction of the United States Supreme ..., Volume 2

United States. Congress. Senate. Committee on the Judiciary - Appellate procedure - 1957 - 333 pages
...representatives of the people are superior to the people themselves ; that men acting by virtue of powers, may do not only what their powers do not authorize, but what they forbid." Hamilton goes on to state his premise that it is not to be supposed "that the Constitution could intend...
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American law reports annotated, Volume 22

1923
...representatives of the people are superior to the people themselves ; that men, acting by virtue of powers, may do not only what their powers do not authorize, but what they forbid." In this country, where the law is supreme, those acting in a representative capacity may not substitute...
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Reconfirmation of Federal Judges: Hearing Before the Subcommittee on ...

United States. Congress. Senate. Committee on the Judiciary - 1973 - 347 pages
...representatives of the people are superior to the people themselves ; that men acting by virtue of powers, may do not only what their powers do not authorize, but what they forbid. If it be said that the legislative body are themselves the constitutional judges of their own powers,...
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Reconfirmation of Federal Judges: Hearing Before the Subcommittee on ...

United States. Congress. Senate. Committee on the Judiciary. Subcommittee on Constitutional Amendments - Government publications - 1973 - 347 pages
...representatives of the people are superior to the people themselves ; that men acting by virtue of powers, may do not only what their powers do not authorize, but what they forbid. If it be said that the legislative body are themselves the constitutional judges of their own powers,...
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The Citizen's Right to Standing in Federal Courts Act of 1978: Joint ...

United States. Congress. Senate. Committee on the Judiciary. Subcommittee on Citizens and Shareholders Rights and Remedies - Government liability - 1978 - 282 pages
...Federalist 78, arguing from principles of agency, he derided the notion that those who act under delegation "may do not only what their powers do not authorize, but what they forbid." Similarly Luther Martin, who opposed the Constitution, understood nonetheless that the judicial power...
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The Political Theory of The Federalist

David F. Epstein - Political Science - 2008 - 244 pages
...legislative servants above their master, the people, which is to say that "men acting by virtue of powers may do not only what their powers do not authorize, but what they forbid" (78, p. 467). Thus Hamilton unnecessarily suggests the possibility of men doing "what their .[44]powers...
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Handbook of Court Administration and Management

Hays - Law - 1992 - 548 pages
...representatives of the people are superior to the peop1e themselves; that men acting by virtue of powers may do not only what their powers do not authorize, but what they forbid. If it be said that the legislative body are themselves the constitutional judges of their own powers...
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The Federalist: Design for a Constitutional Republic

George Wescott Carey - History - 1994 - 181 pages
...representatives of the people are superior to the people themselves; that men acting by virtue of powers may do not only what their powers do not authorize, but what they forbid" (467). Having asserted the fundamental law status of the Constitution, Publius then turns to examine...
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The Essential Federalist: A New Reading of the Federalist Papers

James Madison - History - 1998 - 183 pages
...representatives of the people are superior to the people themselves; that men acting by virtue of powers may do not only what their powers do not authorize, but what they forbid. If it be said that the legislative body are themselves the constitutional judges of their own powers,...
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