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" When the legislative and executive powers are united in the same person, or in the same body of magistrates, there can be no liberty; because apprehensions may arise lest the same monarch or senate should enact tyrannical laws, to execute them in a tyrannical... "
The Eloquence of the British Senate: Being a Selection of the Best Speeches ... - Page 346
by William Hazlitt - 1809
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Poverty Of Amer Pol 2Nd Ed

H. Roelofs - Philosophy - 2010 - 368 pages
...definitions still form imperatives to which our modern institutions listen. They also hear these admonitions: When the legislative and executive powers are united in the same person, or in the same body of magistracy, there can be then no liberty; because apprehensions may arise, lest the same monarch or...
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Federalists and Antifederalists: The Debate Over the Ratification of the ...

John P. Kaminski, Richard Leffler - History - 1998 - 228 pages
...le meme monarque, ou le meme Senat ne fasse des loix tyranniques, pour les executer tyranniquement." "When the legislative and executive powers are united in the same person, or in the same corps, there can be no liberty. Because, it may be feared, that the same monarch or senate will make...
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Public Administration in an Information Age: A Handbook

I. Th. M. Snellen, Wim B. H. J. van de Donk - Political Science - 1998 - 579 pages
...which was his most important guiding principle. 'When the legislative and executive powers are anited in the same person, or in the same body of magistrates, there can be no liberty. (...) Again, there is no liberty, if the judiciary power be not separated from the legislative and...
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The Separation of Governmental Powers in History, in Theory, and in the ...

William Bondy - Law - 1896 - 185 pages
...the separation of governmental powers as a fundamental principle of our modern political science. " When the legislative and executive powers are united in the same person or body," says Montesquieu, " there can be 1 See post, page 76. 2 Locke on Civil Government, chap, xii;...
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Founding the American Presidency

Richard J. Ellis - History - 1999 - 313 pages
..."the truth of this simple position, that to live by the will of one man, or set of men, is the pro1. "When the legislative and executive powers are united in the same person, or in the same body of magistracy," wrote Montesquieu, "there can be then no liberty." Nor can there be liberty "if the power...
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State Expansion of Federal Constitutional Liberties ..., Volume 2; Volume 9

James A. Gardner - Law - 1999 - 700 pages
...not separated from the legislative and execotive powers." [T]he reason, tersely given, is, "hecause apprehensions may arise lest the same monarch or senate should enact tyrannical laws, to execote them in a tyrannical manner . . ." Id. at 341. The Taylor Court then proceeded to affirm the...
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The Judiciary I Served

Pingle Jaganmohan Reddy - Judges - 1999 - 291 pages
...ordinary law with or without retrospective effect.' At p. 2381 he said: There can be no liberty where the legislative and executive powers are united in the same person or body of magistrates, or if the power of judging be not separated from the legislative and executive...
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Social Science Quotations: Who Said What, When, and Where

David L. Sills, Robert King Merton - Social Science - 2000 - 437 pages
...it only by the protection of the laws. The Spirit of the Laws (1748) 1949:V'ol. 1, book 8, 1 1 1. 5 When the legislative and executive powers are united...tyrannical laws, to execute them in a tyrannical manner. Again, there is no liberty, if the judiciary power be not separated from the legislative and executive....
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Constitutional Comparison: Japan, Germany, Canada and South Africa As ...

F. Venter - Law - 2000 - 274 pages
...call the judiciary power, and the other simply the executive power of the state. When the legislature and executive powers are united in the same person,...tyrannical laws, to execute them in a tyrannical manner. Again, there is no liberty, if the power of judging be not separated from the legislative and executive...
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Religion and the Continental Congress, 1774-1789: Contributions to Original ...

Derek H. Davis - History - 2000 - 320 pages
...man need not be afraid of another. When the power of making laws, and the power of executing them, are united in the same person, or in the same body...liberty; because apprehensions may arise, lest the same Monarcch or Senate, should enact tyrannical laws, to execute them in a tyrannical manner." "The power...
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