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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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American Constitutional Law: Essays, Cases, and Comparative Notes

Donald P. Kommers, John E. Finn, Gary J. Jacobsohn - Political Science - 2004 - 1095 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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Das Spiegelbildprinzip im Rechtsverkehr mit ausländischen ...

Christoph Schärtl - Law - 2005 - 298 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. (...) the Constitution ought to be preferred to the Statute, the intention of the people to the intention of...
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American Political Rhetoric: A Reader

Peter Augustine Lawler, Robert Martin Schaefer - Political Science - 2005 - 427 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 Federalist Papers

Alexander Hamilton, John Jay, James Madison - History - 2006 - 656 pages
...representatives of the people are superior to the people themselves; that men acting by virtue of powers, ma/ 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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David's Hammer: The Case for an Activist Judiciary

Clint Bolick - Law - 2007 - 188 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. . . . Nor does this conclusion by any means suppose a superiority of the judicial to the legislative...
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The Political Theory of a Compound Republic: Designing the American Experiment

Vincent Ostrom, Barbara Allen - Political Science - 2008 - 285 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. (Federalist 78, par. 10) Hamilton specifically rejects the contention that legislative bodies are competent...
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America's Survival Guide

Michael Warren - History - 2007 - 236 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.190 A critical issue facing the Founders was how to address unconstitutional laws or illegal...
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Birth of the Republic: The Origin of the United States

...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. ...It is far more rational to suppose that the courts were designed to be an intermediate body between...
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