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" The Constitution is either a superior paramount law, unchangeable by ordinary means, or it is on a level with ordinary legislative acts, and, like other acts, is alterable when the legislature shall please to alter it. If the former part of the alternative... "
The Human Life Bill: Hearings Before the Subcommittee on Separation of ... - Page 546
by United States. Congress. Senate. Committee on the Judiciary. Subcommittee on Separation of Powers - 1982
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Text, Cases and Materials on Public Law and Human Rights

Helen Fenwick - Law - 2003 - 1144 pages
...either a superior paramount law, unchallengeable by ordinary means, or it is on a level with ordinary legislative acts, and, like other acts, is alterable when the legislature shall be pleased to alter it. If the former part of the alternative is true, then a legislative act contrary...
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What Kind of Nation: Thomas Jefferson, John Marshall, and the Epic Struggle ...

James F. Simon - Biography & Autobiography - 2003 - 352 pages
...either a superior paramount law, unchangeable by ordinary means, or it is on a level with ordinary legislative acts, and, like other acts, is alterable when the legislature shall be pleased to alter it." Surely the framers did not intend for the legislature, only one of three coequal...
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Constitutional Debate in Action: Governmental powers

H. L. Pohlman - Political Science - 2004 - 319 pages
...either a superior, paramount law, unchangeable by ordinary means, or it is on a level with ordinary legislative acts, and like other acts, is alterable...people, to limit a power, in its own nature illimitable. Certainly all those who have framed written constitutions contemplate them as forming the fundamental...
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American Constitutional Law: Essays, Cases, and Comparative Notes

Donald P. Kommers, John E. Finn, Gary J. Jacobsohn - Political Science - 2004 - 1095 pages
...either a superior, paramount law, unchangeable by ordinary means, or it is on a level with ordinary legislative acts, and like other acts, is alterable...people, to limit a power in its own nature illimitable. Certainly all those who have framed written constitutions contemplate them as forming the fundamental...
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American Political Rhetoric: A Reader

Peter Augustine Lawler, Robert Martin Schaefer - Political Science - 2005 - 427 pages
...either a superior paramount law, unchangeable by ordinary means, or it is on a level with ordinary legislative acts, and. like other acts, is alterable...people, to limit a power in its own nature illimitable. Certainly all those who have framed written constitutions contemplate them as forming the fundamental...
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American Law in a Global Context: The Basics

George P. Fletcher, Steve Sheppard - Law - 2005 - 682 pages
...either a superior, paramount law, unchangeable by ordinary means, or it is on a level with ordinary legislative acts, and like other acts, is alterable...people, to limit a power in its own nature illimitable. Certainly all those who have framed written constitutions contemplate them as forming the fundamental...
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Indian Trust Reform Act: Hearing Before the Committee on Indian Affairs ...

United States. Congress. Senate. Committee on Indian Affairs (1993- ) - Federal-Indian trust relationship - 2005 - 348 pages
...either a superior paramount law, unchangeable by ordinary means, or it is on a level with ordinary legislative acts, and like other acts, is alterable...people, to limit a power in its own nature illimitable. Certainly all those who have framed written constitutions contemplate them as forming fundamental and...
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The Life of John Marshall, Volume 3

Albert Jeremiah Beveridge - Biography & Autobiography - 2005 - 700 pages
...is supreme, then an act of Congress violative of it is not law; if the Constitution is not supreme, then "written constitutions are absurd attempts, on...people, to limit a power in its own nature illimitable." Three times in a short space Marshall insists that, for Congress to ignore the limitations which the...
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An Essay on Judicial Power and Unconstitutional Legislation: Being a ...

Brinton Coxe - History - 2005 - 415 pages
...either a superior, paramount law, un' ' changeable by ordinary means, or it is on a level with ordinary legislative acts, and like other acts, is alterable..." when the legislature shall please to alter it." This is a dilemma, at which the reasoning has arrived, by proceeding through a series of inferences...
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The Progressive Revolution in Politics and Political Science: Transforming ...

John A. Marini, John Marini, Ken Masugi - Political Science - 2005 - 388 pages
...either a superior paramount law, unchangeable by ordinary means, or it is on a level with ordinary legislative acts, and, like other acts, is alterable when the legislature shall please to alter it."75 1f the Constitution is "superior paramount law," then "a legislative act contrary to the constitution...
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