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" Where rights are infringed, where fundamental principles are overthrown, where the general system of the laws is departed from, the legislative intention must be expressed with irresistible clearness to induce a court of justice to suppose a design to... "
Reports of Cases Argued and Determined in the Supreme Court of Ohio - Page 232
by Ohio. Supreme Court - 1847
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Encyclopedia of Supreme Court Quotations

Christopher A. Anzalone - 2000
...authority. Political truth Chief Justice John Marshall United States v. Fisher 6 US 358, 390 (1805) Where rights are infringed, where fundamental principles are overthrown, where the general system of the laws is departed from, the legislative intention must be expressed with irresistible clearness to induce...
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Slavery & the Law

Paul Finkelman - History - 2001 - 465 pages
...meets the case exactly — "Where rights are infringed — where the fundamental principles of the law are overthrown — where the general system of the...intention must be expressed with irresistible clearness." The same court says that the language of the law must be construed strictly in favour of justice and...
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Digest of united states supreme court reports, Volume 12, Part 1

United States. Supreme Court - Law - 1992
...of general system or policy in applying, see infra, 193, 196, 205.6, 207. The legislative will must be expressed with irresistible clearness to induce a court of justice to suppose a design to infringe rights, overthrow fundamental principles or depart from the general system of the laws, but...
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DESPOTISM IN AMERICA: AN INQUIRY INTO THE NATURE, RESULTS, AND LEGAL BASIS ...

RICHARD HILDRETH - 1854
...thus laid down by Chief Justice Marshall, in the case of United States v. Fisher, 2 Cranch, 390. " Where rights are infringed, where fundamental principles are overthrown, where the general system of the laws is 15* departed from, the legislative intention must be expressed with irresistible clearness,...
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