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" There is no position which depends on clearer principles than that every act of a delegated authority, contrary to the tenor of the commission under which it is exercised, is void. No legislative act, therefore, contrary to the Constitution can be valid.... "
Reports of Cases in Law and Equity, Argued and Determined in the Supreme ... - Page 32
by Georgia. Supreme Court - 1850
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writings of levi woodbury, LL.D political judical and literary

1852
...can perform no act which, if contrary to that will, should be deemed lawful. "To deny this, would be to affirm that the deputy is greater than his principal...the people themselves ; that men acting by virtue of power may do, not only what their powers do not authorize, but what they forbid." Their oaths of office,...
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Judicial

Levi Woodbury, Nahum Capen - Law - 1852
...can perform no act which, if contrary to that will, should be deemed lawful. " To deny this, would be to affirm that the deputy is greater than his principal...the people themselves ; that men acting by virtue of power may do, not only what their powers do not authorize, but what they forbid." Their oaths of office,...
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Scrap book on law and politics, men and times

George Robertson - Kentucky - 1855 - 404 pages
...the constitution, can be valid. To deny this would be to affirm th at the deputy is greater than the principal; that the servant is above his master —...the people are superior to the people themselves. It is far more rational to suppose that the courts were designed to be an intermediate body, between...
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Scrap Book on Law and Politics, Men and Times

George Robertson - Kentucky - 1855 - 404 pages
...valid. To deny this would be to affirm that the deputy is greater than the principal; that the Ťorvant is above his master — that the representatives of...the people are superior to the people themselves. It is far more rational to suppose that tfie courts were designed to be an intermediate body, between...
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The Federalist on the Constitution

1857
...void. No legislative act, therefore, contrary to the constitution, can be valid. To deny this, would be to affirm, that the deputy is greater than his principal...the people themselves ; that men acting by virtue of powers, may do not only what their powers do not authorize, but what they forbid. If it be said that...
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The Federalist: A Collection of Essays, Written in Favor of the ..., Volume 1

Henry Barton Dawson - Constitutional law - 1863 - 615 pages
...void. No Legislative act, therefore, contrary to the Constitution, can be valid. To deny this, would be to affirm, that the deputy is greater than his principal...the People themselves ; that men acting by virtue of powers, may do not only what their powers do not authorize, but what they forbid. If it be said that...
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The Prisoner of State

Dennis A. Mahony - United States - 1863 - 414 pages
...with propriety no Executive act,) contrary to the Constitution, can be valid. To deny this, would be to affirm, that the deputy is greater than his principal;...the people themselves; that men acting by virtue of power may do not only what their powers do not authorize, but what they forbid." The very thing the...
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The Fœderalist: A Collection of Essays, Written in Favor of the ..., Volume 1

Alexander Hamilton, James Madison, John Jay - Constitutional law - 1864 - 615 pages
...void. No Legislative act, therefore, contrary to the Constitution, can be valid. To deny this, would be to affirm, that the deputy is greater than his principal...the People themselves ; that men acting by virtue of powers, may do not only what their powers do not authorize, but what they forbid. If it be said that...
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The Federalist: a Collection of Essays Written in Favor of the New ..., Volume 1

United States - 1864 - 615 pages
...void. No Legislative act, therefore, contrary to the Constitution, can be valid. To deny this, would be to affirm, that the deputy is greater than his principal...the People themselves ; that men acting by virtue of powers, may do not only what their powers do not authorize, but what they forbid. If it be said that...
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The Federalist: A Commentary on the Constitution of the United States : a ...

Alexander Hamilton, James Madison, John Jay - Constitutional law - 1864 - 659 pages
...void. No legislative act, therefore, contrary to the constitution, can be valid. To deny this, would bo to affirm, that the deputy is greater than his principal;...people themselves ; that men, acting by virtue of powers, may do not only what their powers do not authorize, but what they forbid. If it be said that...
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