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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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Uniting America: Restoring the Vital Center to American Democracy

Norton Garfinkle, Daniel Yankelovich - History - 2008 - 304 pages
...any one branch, thereby protecting individual liberties from encroachment. As Federalist 51 put it: The great security against a gradual concentration...personal motives to resist encroachments of the others. . . . Ambition must be made to counteract ambition. The interest of the man must be connected with...
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Crafting Constitutional Democracies: The Politics of Institutional Design

Edward V. Schneier - Law - 2006 - 273 pages
...sufficient to restrain the several departments within their legal rights."7 Instead, he suggested, "the great security against a gradual concentration...constitutional means and personal motives to resist the encroachments of others."8 While this argument is usually associated with Madison's subsequent...
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Courts and Social Transformation in New Democracies: An Institutional Voice ...

Roberto Gargarella, Pilar Domingo, Theunis Roux - Political Science - 2006 - 311 pages
...power in a single department. 10 The best way of achieving this goal, in turn, is said to be to give 'those who administer each department the necessary...personal motives to resist encroachments of the others'." Importantly (because this statement on its own could be understood to favour the objectors' argument),...
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Unreasonable Searches and Seizures: Rights and Liberties Under the Law

Otis H. Stephens, Richard A. Glenn - Law - 2006 - 445 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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Modern America and the Legacy of the Founding

Ronald J. Pestritto, Thomas G. West - History - 2007 - 339 pages
...the second half of Federalist 5 1 's "double security" for protecting individual liberty. for it gave "those who administer each department the necessary...personal motives to resist encroachments of the others" (No. 51 . 290. 291 ). As with federalism. however. separation of powers was also supposed to promote...
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Confirmation Wars: Preserving Independent Courts in Angry Times

Benjamin Wittes - Political Science - 2006 - 168 pages
...seems inevitable in retrospect. As James Madison put it, the separation of powers, by design, gives "to those who administer each department the necessary...and personal motives to resist encroachments of the others."133 The "advice and consent" power the Constitution gives the Senate enables that body to calibrate...
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Law in Times of Crisis: Emergency Powers in Theory and Practice

Oren Gross, Fionnuala Ní Aoláin - Political Science - 2006
...resist gradual concentration of power in one branch of government a system must be devised so as to give "those who administer each department the necessary...and personal motives to resist encroachments of the others."180 Moreover, it 177 Samuel Issacharoff and Richard H. Pildes, "Between Civil Libertarianism...
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Revisiting Waldo's Administrative State: Constancy and Change in Public ...

David H. Rosenbloom, Howard E. McCurdy - Political Science - 2006 - 248 pages
...administrative decision making. As James Madison perceptively explained in Federalist Paper number 51, "The great security against a gradual concentration...the several powers in the same department, consists of giving to those who administer each department, the necessary constitutional means, and personal...
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Reconstructing the Fourth Amendment: A History of Search and Seizure, 1789-1868

Andrew E. Taslitz - Law - 2006 - 363 pages
...boundaries" [among] ... the three branches of government. "The great security," wrote James Madison, against a gradual concentration of the several powers in the same department consists in giving those who administer each department the necessary constitutional means and personal motives to resist...
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The Oxford Handbook of Political Institutions

Robert E. Goodin - Political Science - 2006 - 816 pages
...51, the design of government "consists in giving to those who administer each department [ie branch] the necessary constitutional means and personal motives to resist encroachments of the others" (Hamilton, Madison, Jay, and Fairfield 1787/1937, 337). Ambition is checked, in Madison's vision, through...
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