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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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The Federalist: Design for a Constitutional Republic

George Wescott Carey - History - 1994 - 181 pages
...that is often quoted in controversies surrounding the role of the modern courts, he maintains that "the judiciary from the nature of its functions, will...will be least in a capacity to annoy or injure them." And he continues: "The executive . . . holds the sword of the community. The legislature not only commands...
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Judicial Dictatorship

William Quirk, R. Randall Bridwell - Law - 1995 - 143 pages
...the authority the people had given them. The judiciary, he wrote, "from the nature of its function, will always be the least dangerous to the political rights of the constitution." The executive holds the sword of the community and the legislature the purse: "The judiciary, on the...
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Governing America: History, Culture, Institutions, Organisation, Policy

Tim Hames, Nicol C. Rae - Political Science - 1996 - 339 pages
...governmental framework: Whoever attentively considers the different departments of power must perceive that, in a government in which they are separated from each...will be least in a capacity to annoy or injure them ... It may truly be said to have neither force nor will but merely judgement; and must ultimately depend...
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Blackstone's Commentaries: With Notes of Reference to the ..., Volume 1

St. George Tucker, William Blackstone - Law - 2000 - 3276 pages
...the different departments of power must perceive, that -in a government, in which they are se.farated from each other, the judiciary, from the nature of...its functions, will always be the least dangerous to the-political rights of the constitution : because it will be least in a capacity to annoy or injure...
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The Tempting of America

Robert H. Bork - Political Science - 2009 - 448 pages
...intention of the Convention was accurately described by Alexander Hamilton in The Federalist No. 78: "[T]he judiciary, from the nature of its functions,...it will be least in a capacity to annoy or injure them."21 The political rights of the Constitution are, of course, the rights that make up democratic...
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The Jury and the Search for Truth: The Case Against Excluding ..., Volume 4

U. S. Congress Senate Committee on the Judiciary Staff, United States, United States. Congress. Senate. Committee on the Judiciary - Exclusionary rule (Evidence) - 1997 - 323 pages
...for the continuance in office" of its judges, was because they believed the judiciary would "alwavs be the least dangerous to the political rights of...least in a capacity to annoy or injure them." The Federalist Papers, No. 78, at 465. The arguments put forth by the Federalists to exempt the judiciary...
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Judicial Activism: Defining the Problem and Its Impact : Hearings ..., Volume 4

USGPO Staff, United States, United States. Congress. Senate. Committee on the Judiciary. Subcommittee on the Constitution, Federalism, and Property Rights, Usgpo - Constitutional amendments - 1997 - 205 pages
...you for allowing me to present this testimony. In Federalist No. 78, Alexander Hamilton noted that "the judiciary, from the nature of its functions,...dangerous to the political rights of the constitution * * * [T]he general liberty of the people can never be endangered from that quarter." Clearly we're...
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The Essential Federalist: A New Reading of the Federalist Papers

James Madison - History - 1998 - 183 pages
...administration of the laws. Whoever attentively considers the different departments of power must perceive that in a government in which they are separated from each...honors, but holds the sword of the community. The legislative not only commands the purse, but prescribes the rules by which the duties and rights of...
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Federalists and Antifederalists: The Debate Over the Ratification of the ...

John P. Kaminski, Richard Leffler - History - 1998 - 228 pages
...Packet, 17, 10 June. Whoever attentively considers the different departments of power must perceive, that in a government in which they are separated from each...honors, but holds the sword of the community. The legislative not only commands the purse, but prescribes the rules by which the duties and rights of...
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Jury And The Search For Truth: The Case Against Excluding Relevant Evidence ...

Orrin G. Hatch - Law - 1995 - 323 pages
...behavior for the continuance in office" of its judges, was because they believed the judiciary would "always be the least dangerous to the political rights...least in a capacity to annoy or injure them." The Federalist Papers, No. 78, at 465. The arguments put forth by the Federalists to exempt the judiciary...
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