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" The opinion of the judges has no more authority over Congress than the opinion of Congress has over the judges, and on that point the President is independent of both. The authority of the Supreme Court must not, therefore, be permitted to control the... "
Arguments and Speeches of William Maxwell Evarts - Page 445
by William Maxwell Evarts - 1919
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Congress, the Court, and the Constitution: Hearing Before the Subcommittee ...

United States. Congress. House. Committee on the Judiciary. Subcommittee on the Constitution - Constitutional law - 1999 - 149 pages
...the opinion of Congress has over the judges, and on that point the President is independent of both. The authority of the Supreme Court must not, therefore,...permitted to control the Congress or the Executive." — end quote. Or take Joseph Story, a Justice appointed to the Supreme Court in 1811 and who served...
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Congress Confronts the Court: The Struggle for Legitimacy and Authority in ...

Colton C. Campbell, John F. Stack - Law - 2001 - 144 pages
...the opinion of Congress had over the judges, and on that point the President is independent of both. The authority of the Supreme Court must not, therefore,...influence as the force of their reasoning may deserve, (quoted in Richardson 1897, vol. 3, 1145) All subsequent presidents have followed Jackson's position...
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Reckless Legislation: How Lawmakers Ignore the Constitution

Michael A. Bamberger - Law - 2000 - 233 pages
...opinion of the Congress has over the judges, and on that point the President is independent of both. The authority of the Supreme Court must not, therefore,...or the Executive when acting in their legislative capacity, but to have only such influence as the force of their reasoning may deserve.2* This is a...
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The American Leadership Tradition: The Inevitable Impact of a Leader's Faith ...

Marvin Olasky - Political Science - 2000 - 295 pages
...constitutional interpretation in his veto message. (In Jackson's view, Supreme Court decisions did not "control the Congress or the Executive when acting in their legislative capacities, but [had] such influence as the force of their reasoning may deserve.") He argued that the federal government...
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The Conflict Over Judicial Powers in the United States to 1870

Charles Grove Haines - History - 2001 - 180 pages
...opinion of Congress has over the judges; and, on that point, the President is independent of both. The authority of the Supreme Court must not, therefore,...influence as the force of their reasoning may deserve. 1 The President continued to the effect that the issue of the kind or necessity of a banking institution...
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The United States Constitution and Citizens' Rights: The Interpretation and ...

Roland Adickes - Political Science - 2017 - 174 pages
...Executive, and the Court must each for itself be guided by its own opinion of the Constitution.... The authority of the Supreme Court must not, therefore,...influence as the force of their reasoning may deserve [Kurland, Vol. 3, p. 263, No. 20]. This echoed Jefferson's opinion, expressed years earlier, that the...
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The Federal Principle in American Politics, 1790-1833

Andrew Lenner - Political Science - 2001 - 223 pages
...just quoted, however, is taken entirely out of context. In the very same paragraph, Jackson declares, the authority of the Supreme Court must not, therefore,...such influence as the force of their reasoning may deserve.88 (Emphasis added.) What concerned Jackson was that the constitutionality of the bank might...
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My Fellow Americans: The Most Important Speeches of America's Presidents ...

Political oratory - 2003 - 337 pages
...the opinion of Congress lias over the judges, and on that point the President is independent of both. The authority of the Supreme Court must not, therefore,...influence as the force of their reasoning may deserve. . . . [Jackson then explains his view that the law granting a monopoly charter to the bank was an unconstitutional...
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Constitutional Debate in Action: Governmental powers

H. L. Pohlman - Political Science - 2004 - 319 pages
...the opinion of Congress has over the judges, and on that point the President is independent of both. The authority of the Supreme Court must not, therefore,...such influence as the force of their reasoning may deserve.15 More than a century later, in 1937, in a political context that will be explored in the...
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Defense of Marriage: Does it Need Defending?

James Perkins - Social Science - 2004 - 122 pages
...the opinion of Congress had over the judges, and on that point the President is independent of both. The authority of the Supreme Court must not, therefore,...permitted to control the Congress or the Executive." Abraham Lincoln, First Inaugural Address, 1861: "...the candid citizen must confess that if the policy...
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