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" This power, like all others vested in congress, is complete in itself, may be exercised to its utmost extent, and acknowledges no limitations other than are prescribed in the constitution. "
Supreme Court Reporter - Page 321
by United States. Supreme Court - 1903
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David Hackett Souter: Traditional Republican on the Rehnquist Court

Tinsley E. Yarbrough - Biography & Autobiography - 2005 - 336 pages
...constitutional limitations on otherwise valid exercises of the commerce power. Instead, he declared, "If, as has always been understood, the sovereignty of Congress, though limited to specified objects, is plenary as to those objects, the power over commerce . . . among the several...
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Distribution of Powers and Responsibilities in Federal Countries

Akhtar Majeed, Ronald L Watts, Douglas Brown - Political Science - 2005 - 392 pages
...broad view of Congress's power to regulate interstate commerce, maintaining that the commerce power "is complete in itself, may be exercised to its utmost...limitations other than are prescribed in the Constitution." Furthermore, the Marshall Court sometimes used its power of judicial review to invalidate state legislation...
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Federal Agents: The Growth of Federal Law Enforcement in America

Jeffrey B. Bumgarner - Political Science - 2006 - 234 pages
...prescribe the rule by which commerce is to be governed. This power, like all others vested in Congress, is complete in itself, may be exercised to its utmost...limitations, other than are prescribed in the constitution." Id., at 196. The Gibbons Court, however, acknowledged that limitations on the commerce power are inherent...
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The Pursuit of Justice: Supreme Court Decisions that Shaped America, Volume 35

Kermit L. Hall, John J. Patrick - History - 2006 - 253 pages
...prescribe the rule by which commerce is to be governed. This power, like all others vested in Congress, is complete in itself, may be exercised to its utmost...limitations other than are prescribed in the Constitution." Marshall said that "the sovereignty of Congress" in regard to its enumerated powers had always been...
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Powers Reserved for the People and the States: A History of the Ninth and ...

Thomas B. McAffee, Jay S. Bybee, A. Christopher Bryant - Law - 2006 - 290 pages
...broad dicta in Gibbons v. Ogden (1824) that the commerce "power, like all others vested in Congress, is complete in itself, may be exercised to its utmost...limitations, other than are prescribed in the Constitution." Because a single "state may, for the purpose of guarding the morals of its own people, forbid all sales...
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Slavery and the Commerce Power: How the Struggle Against the Interstate ...

David L. Lightner - Social Science - 2006 - 228 pages
...and to those who pass involuntarily." Marshall also declared that the federal power over commerce "is complete in itself, may be exercised to its utmost extent, and acknowledges no limitations." It is vested in Congress as absolutely as it would be in a unitary government in which there was no...
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American Economic Policy from the Revolution to the New Deal

William Letwin - Business & Economics - 2017 - 406 pages
...nations is the power "to prescribe the rule by which commerce is to be governed;" that such power "is complete in itself, may be exercised to its utmost...limitations other than are prescribed in the Constitution;" that "if, as has always been understood, the sovereignty of Congress, though limited to specified objects,...
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State Constitutional Landmarks

George Winterton - Australia - 2006 - 458 pages
...Marshall CJ, describing the commerce clause, said "[t]his power, like all others vested in Congress, is complete in itself, may be exercised to its utmost...acknowledges no limitations, other than are prescribed in the Constitution".30 He went on to say that "the sovereignty of Congress, though limited to specified objects,...
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Classics of American Political and Constitutional Thought: Reconstruction to ...

Scott J. Hammond, Kevin R. Hardwick, Howard Leslie Lubert - History - 2007 - 963 pages
...state which has elected to leave them unregulated. The power of Congress over interstate commerce "is shifted from domestic problems, centered in the 'thirties around slump, to by the Constitution." Gibbons v. Ogden, supra. That power can neither be enlarged nor diminished by...
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An Entrenched Legacy: How the New Deal Constitutional Revolution Continues ...

Patrick M. Garry - Law - 2010 - 192 pages
...Justice Marshall's opinion in Gibbons that the "power of Congress over interstate commerce is plenary and complete in itself, may be exercised to its utmost...acknowledges no limitations other than are prescribed in the Constitution."43 Thus, in Wickard, the Court held that Congress's interstate commerce power applied...
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