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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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Länderbericht USA: Geschichte, Politik, Wirtschaft, Gesellschaft, Kultur

Peter Lösche - Constitutional history - 2004 - 816 pages
...brachte diesen zentralen Aspekt des amerikanischen Regierungssystems folgendermaßen auf den Punkt: »But the great security against a gradual concentration...personal motives to resist encroachments of the others. The provision for defence must in this, as in all other cases, be made commensurate to the danger of...
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Constitutional Deliberation in Congress: The Impact of Judicial Review in a ...

J. Mitchell Pickerill - Law - 2004 - 187 pages
...diffused throughout those institutions (Jones 1994; Jones 1995). As James Madison stated in Federalist 51: "|T]he great security against a gradual concentration...means and personal motives to resist encroachments of others. The provision for defense must in this, as in all other cases, be made commensurate to the...
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Liberal Democracy and the Social Acceleration of Time

William E. Scheuerman - Political Science - 2004 - 286 pages
...exercise of political power by splitting government up into distinct institutional branches and then "giving to those who administer each department the...and personal motives to resist encroachments of the others."1 By dividing the exercise of power and guaranteeing that no single institution dominates the...
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Public Productivity Handbook, Second Edition,

Marc Holzer - Political Science - 2004 - 1324 pages
...observed. Indeed, as The Federalist Papers make starkly clear, the aim was to create incentives to compete: 'the great security against a gradual concentration of the several powers in the same branch consists in giving those who administer each branch the constitutional means and personal molives...
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The Digital Person: Technology and Privacy in the Information Age

Daniel J Solove - Law - 2004 - 283 pages
...architectural solution: Power should be diffused among different departments of government, each afforded "the necessary constitutional means, and personal motives, to resist encroachments of the others." Government will be kept in check only if its parts consist of "opposite and rival interests."44 As...
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The Dictionary Of Public Policy And Administration

Jay Shafritz - Political Science - 2004 - 240 pages
...Constitution provides for a SEPARATION OF POWERS whereby "those who administer each department [have] the necessary constitutional means and personal motives to resist encroachments of the others." This ideal is achieved by "contriving the interior structure of the government as that its several...
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American Defense Policy

Paul J. Bolt, Dr Damon V Coletta, Collins G. Shackelford - Political Science - 2005 - 479 pages
...injustice lurks in unchecked power, not in blended power."11 In Federalist 51, Madison argued that "the great security against a gradual concentration...personal motives to resist encroachments of the others." Madison drove home his point with this axiom: "Ambition must be made to counteract ambition." Each...
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Comparative Politics: Western Europe and the United States: foundations of ...

Howard J. Wiarda - Political Science - 2005 - 400 pages
...the legislature in this particular, their independence in every other would be merely nominal. But the great security against a gradual concentration...personal motives, to resist encroachments of the others. The provision for defence must in this, as in all other cases, be made commensurate to the danger of...
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American Political Rhetoric: A Reader

Peter Augustine Lawler, Robert Martin Schaefer - Political Science - 2005 - 427 pages
...the legislature in this particular, their independence in every other would be merely nominal. But the 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, be made commensurate to the danger of...
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The Psychology and Law of Criminal Justice Processes

Roger J. R. Levesque - Law - 2006 - 723 pages
...system of checked and balanced power within each Branch. "[T]he greatest security," wrote Madison, "against a gradual concentration of the several powers...motives, to resist encroachments of the others.".. It is this concern of encroachment and aggrandizement that has animated our separation-of-powers jurisprudence...
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