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" Whoever attentively considers the different departments of power must perceive that in a government in which they are separated from each other, the judiciary, from the nature of its functions, will always be the least dangerous to the political rights... "
Proceedings of the ... Annual Meeting of the Indiana State Bar Association - Page 14
by Indiana State Bar Association (1916- ) - 1908
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Nomination of Robert H. Bork to be Associate Justice of the Supreme ..., Part 2

United States. Congress. Senate. Committee on the Judiciary - Judges - 1989
...the federal judiciary entitled, The Least Dangerous Branch, in which he quoted Hamilton's words that "the judiciary, from the nature of its functions,...the political rights of the Constitution" because It has ''no influence over either the sword or the purse; no direction either of the strength or of the...
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Report of the Senate Impeachment Trial Committee on the Articles ..., Part 3

United States. Congress. Senate. Impeachment Trial Committee on the Articles against Judge Walter L. Nixon, Jr - Judges - 1989
...impartial admins trat ion of the laws." Of the three branches of government, he continued, the judiciary "will always be the least dangerous to the political rights of the Constitution," and "all possible care is requisite to enable it to defend itself against [the other branches'] attacks."...
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United States Reports: Cases Adjudged in the Supreme Court at ..., Volume 481

United States. Supreme Court - Law reports, digests, etc - 1990
...initiated," ante, at 796, with the views expressed in one of the most famous passages from The Federalist: "[T]he judiciary, from the nature of its functions,...least in a capacity to annoy or injure them. . . . The judiciary . . . has no influence over either the sword or the purse, no direction either of the strength...
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The Business of May Next: James Madison and the Founding

William Lee Miller - Biography & Autobiography - 1993 - 296 pages
...life, as "one of the most valuable of the modern improvements in the practice of government." This judiciary "from the nature of its functions, will...will be least in a capacity to annoy or injure them." This least dangerous branch "has no influence over either the sword or the purse; no direction either...
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The Effective Republic: Administration and Constitution in the Thought of ...

Harvey Flaumenhaft - Political Science - 1992 - 314 pages
...must perceive that from the very nature of its functions the judiciary will always be the department least dangerous to the political rights of the constitution...will be least in a capacity to annoy or injure them. Why are judicial functions by nature such that if those who perform them are set apart from those who...
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The Framers and Fundamental Rights

Robert A. Licht - History - 1991 - 194 pages
...legislature. Publius attempts to allay this concern in two ways. First and more prominently, he argues that "the judiciary, from the nature of its functions,...the least dangerous to the political rights of the Constitution."12 The legislature "commands the purse [and] prescribes the rules by which the rights...
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Is the Supreme Court the Guardian of the Constitution?

Robert A. Licht - Law - 1993 - 199 pages
...famous lines: Whoever attentively considers the different departments of power must perceive, that in a government in which they are separated from each...least in a capacity to annoy or injure them. . . . The judiciary . . . has no influence over either the sword or the purse, no direction either of the strength...
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The Rise of Modern Judicial Review: From Constitutional Interpretation to ...

Christopher Wolfe - Law - 1994 - 447 pages
...administration of the laws." Hamilton compared the judiciary to the other branches, arguing that it "will always be the least dangerous to the political...least in a capacity to annoy or injure them." The President dispenses honors and wields the sword, while the legislature controls the purse and prescribes...
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The Australian Judiciary

Enid Campbell, H. P. Lee, Hoong Phun Lee - Law - 2001 - 298 pages
...Federalist Papers, regarding the proposed Constitution for the United States of America, that the judiciary 'will always be the least dangerous to the political rights of the Constitution'.154 Hamilton elaborated: The executive not only dispenses the honors but holds the sword...
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Congressional Serial Set

United States - 1995
...significantly to the quality of programs in the agencies. "In a government in which [the departments] are separated from each other, the judiciary, from...least in a capacity to annoy or injure them . . .The judiciary . . .has no influence over either the sword or the purse: no direction either of the strength...
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