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" But the great security against a gradual concentration of the several powers in the same department, consists in giving to those who administer each department the necessary constitutional means and personal motives to resist encroachments of the others. "
Consolidation of Bank Examining and Supervisory Functions: Hearings Before ... - Page 156
by United States. Congress. House. Banking and Currency Committee - 1965 - 602 pages
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The Making of the Eritrean Constitution: The Dialectic of Process and Substance

Bereket H. Selassie - Law - 2003 - 326 pages
...remarkable similarity to the words of Federalist no. 51 which argues that "the great security against gradual concentration of the several powers in the...personal motives to resist encroachments of the others." Again, Federalist no. 49 observes that the constitutional arrangement gives a blend of powers with...
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The Political Philosophy of Jean-Jacques Rousseau: The Impossibility of Reason

Mads Qvortrup, Matt Qvortrup - History - 2003 - 135 pages
...politicians: [T]he great security against gradual concentration of several powers in some departments consists in giving to those who administer each department...means and personal motives to resist encroachments of others. Ambition must be made to counteract ambition. (Madison in Hamilton et al, 1961: 319) The different...
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James Madison: The Theory and Practice of Republican Government

Samuel Kernell - History - 2005 - 381 pages
...for the emoluments annexed to their offices." Par. 4a: But the best way to keep the branches separate "consists in giving to those who administer each department...means and personal motives to resist encroachments." Then comes the most quotable of Madison's passages: "Ambition must be made to counteract ambition....
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The State of Democratic Theory

Ian Shapiro - Political Science - 2009 - 200 pages
...inadequate and must be supplemented, as he elaborates in Federalist No. 51, by additional provisions giving "those who administer each department the necessary...personal motives to resist encroachments of the others" ([1788] 1966: 150-51, 159-60). Important as this distinction is, it is tar from clear that the institutional...
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Accountability Issues: Lessons Learned from Enron's Fall : Hearing Before ...

Etats-Unis. Senate. Committee on the judiciary, United States. Congress. Senate. Committee on the Judiciary - Criminal liability - 2003 - 74 pages
...great security against a gradual concentration" of governmental powers in one of the three branches "consists in giving to those who administer each Department...constitutional means and personal motives to resist encroachment of the others." In your testimony, you briefly discuss one of these "constitutional means."...
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The Right to Privacy: Rights and Liberties Under the Law

Richard A. Glenn - Law - 2003 - 399 pages
...gradual concentration of several powers in the same department," Madison noted in Federalist No. 51, "consists in giving to those who administer each department...constitutional means and personal motives to resist encroachment by the others. . . . Ambition must be made to counteract ambition. . . . [EJxperience...
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Democracy and the Rule of Law

Adam Przeworski, José María Maravall - Law - 2003 - 321 pages
...conception of political power sharing in America, whereby "those who administer each department [are given] the necessary constitutional means and personal motives to resist encroachments of the others — Ambition must be made to counteract ambition. The interest of the man must be connected with the...
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Encyclopedia of Public Administration and Public Policy: K-Z

Jack Rabin - Business & Economics - 2003 - 1318 pages
...Federalist Papers make starkly clear, the aim was to create incentives to compete so as to provide security against a gradual concentration of the several powers in the same 1044 branch." In so doing, "the general management functions concentrated in the CEO of private business...
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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
...postponed without the plaintiff suffering enormous harm. As Madison pointed out in The Federalist No. 51, "(t]he great security against a gradual concentration...personal motives to resist encroachments of the others. The provision for defense must in this, as in all other cases, he made commensurate to the danger of...
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Summaries of Leading Cases on the Constitution

Joseph Francis Menez, John R. Vile - Law - 2004 - 627 pages
...Constitution contains examples of overlapping powers among them. Madison explained in Federalist 51 that "the great security against a gradual concentration...personal motives to resist encroachments of the others." Congress has attempted creatively to meet new challenges posed by modern times; the judicial branch...
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