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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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Trial of Andrew Johnson: President of the United States, Before ..., Volume 2

Andrew Johnson - Impeachments - 1868
...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. That was prerogative ! We have heard a great deal of talk here about prerogative. That was prerogative...
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The Great Impeachment and Trial of Andrew Johnson: President of the United ...

Andrew Johnson - Impeachments - 1868 - 289 pages
...it, and not as it is underr be presented to them for passage and approval, as it IB ui the supremo judges when it may be brought before them for judicial...Court must not, therefore, be permitted to control Congress or the Executive, but to have only such influence as the force of their reasoning may deserve."...
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The Great Impeachment and Trial of Andrew Johnson: President of the United ...

Andrew Johnson - Impeachments - 1868 - 289 pages
...not, therefore, be permit-tea to control Congress or the Executive, but to have only such influence ae the force of their reasoning may deserve." with these authoritative words of Andrew Jackeon, 1 dismiss the subject now. Times change and we change with them. Nevertheless principles remainouties...
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The Works of Charles Sumner, Volume 3

Charles Sumner - Slavery - 1871
...an oath to support the Constitution, swears that he will support it as he understands it, and not at it is understood by others. It is as much the duty...influence as the force of their reasoning may deserve." l Mark these words : " Each public officer, who takes an oath to support the Constitution, swears that...
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The Works of Charles Sumner, Volume 3

Charles Sumner - Slavery - 1871
...passage or approval, as it is of the Supreme Judges, when it may be brought before them for jndicial decision. .... The authority of the Supreme Court...such influence as the force of their reasoning may deserve."1 With these authoritative words I dismiss this topic. The early legislation of Congress and...
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The Works of Charles Sumner, Volume 4

Charles Sumner - Slavery - 1871
...before them for jndicial decision. .... The autherity of -the Supreme Court must not, therefore, bo permitted to control the Congress or the Executive,...acting in their legislative capacities,' but to have • nily such influeuce as the force of tlu-ir reasoning may deserve." After this passage from General...
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COMMENTARIES ON THE CONSTITUTION OF THE UNITED STATES

JOSEPH STORY, LL.D. - 1873
...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." Again : during the administration of President Buchanan the Supreme Court, in a case before it involving...
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Commentaries on the Constitution of the United States: With a ..., Volume 1

Joseph Story - Constitutional history - 1873 - 737 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,...when acting in their legislative capacities, but to hare only such influence as the force of their reasoning may deserve." Again : during the administration...
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Life and Public Services of Charles Sumner

Charles Edwards Lester - Abolitionists - 1874 - 596 pages
...the authority of the Supreme Court and his oath to support the Constitution. Here is his triumphant reply : "If the opinion of the Supreme Court covers...influence as the force of their reasoning may deserve." Mark these words, and let them sink into your minds. " Each public officer, who takes an oath to support...
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Life and Public Services of Charles Sumner

Charles Edwards Lester - Abolitionists - 1874 - 596 pages
...guided by its own opinion of the Constitution. Each public officer, wlw takes an oath to support tltc Constitution, swears that he will support it as he...influence as the force of their reasoning may deserve." Mark these words, and let them sink into your minds. " Each public officer, who takes an oath to support...
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