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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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Appleton's Cyclopędia of American Biography, Volume 4

James Grant Wilson, John Fiske - America - 1888
...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." The incidents of Marshall's life, aside from his judicial work, after he went upon the bench, are few....
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Report of Proceedings of the ... Annual Session of the Georgia ..., Volume 17

Georgia Bar Association - Bar associations - 1901
...power ot the government thereby created is illusory, and, as declared by Chief Justice Marshall, " written constitutions are absurd attempts on the part...people to limit a power in its own nature illimitable." SOME EARLY PRECEDENTS FROM STATE COURTS. At a very early day the true conception of a Constitution...
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Constitutional History of the United States as Seen in the Development of ...

Thomas McIntyre Cooley, University of Michigan. Political Science Association - Constitutional history - 1889 - 296 pages
...law, unchangeable by ordinary means, or it is on a level with ordinary legislative Acts, and, like any other Acts, is alterable when the legislature shall...people, to limit a power in its own nature illimitable. . . . " If an Act of the legislature repugnant to the Constitution is void, does it, notwithstanding...
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The Green Bag, Volume 15

Law - 1903
...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...to alter it. If the former part of the alternative is true, then a legislative act contrary to the Constitution is not law; if the latter part be true,...
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Reports of Decisions Rendered by the Supreme Court of the Hawaiian ..., Volume 7

Hawaii. Supreme Court - Law reports, digests, etc - 1890
...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." The Act in question is, in my opinion, absolutely void. CW Ashford (Attorney-General), for the Crown....
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The American and English Encyclopedia of Law, Volume 12

John Houston Merrill, Thomas Johnson Michie, Charles Frederic Williams, David Shephard Garland - Law - 1890
...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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Political Science Quarterly, Volume 5

Electronic journals - 1890
...law, unchangeable by ordinary means, or it is on a level with ordinary legislative acts, and like any other acts is alterable when the legislature shall...people to limit a power in its own nature illimitable. . . . If an act of the legislature repugnant to the constitution is void, does it, notwithstanding...
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The American and English Encyclopedia of Law, Volume 12

John Houston Merrill, Charles Frederic Williams, Thomas Johnson Michie, David Shephard Garland - Law - 1890
...ordinary means, or it is on a level with ordinary legislative acts, and, like other acts, is altertible when the legislature shall please to alter it. If...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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The Supreme Court of the United States: Its History, Volume 1

Hampton Lawrence Carson - Etats-Unis. Supreme Court - 1892 - 745 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. ... If an act of the Legislature repugnant to the Constitution is void, does it, notwithstanding its...
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The national government. The state governments

James Bryce Bryce (Viscount) - Political parties - 1893
...law, unchangeable by ordinary means, or it is on a level with ordinary legislative acts, and like any other acts, is alterable when the legislature shall...people to limit a power in its own nature illimitable." There is of course this enormous difference between Congress and any subordinate law-making authority...
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