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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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Constitutional Restraints Upon the Judiciary: Hearings Before the ...

United States. Congress. Senate. Committee on the Judiciary. Subcommittee on the Constitution - Constitutional law - 1982 - 591 pages
...is the duty of the courts to uphold the latter. "To deny this," said Alexander Hamilton, "would be to affirm that the deputy is greater than his principal;...the people are superior to the people themselves." The Supreme Court has therefore struck down laws passed by Congress that conflict with the Constitution...
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The Documentary History of the Supreme Court of the United States ..., Volume 4

Maeva Marcus - History - 1985 - 800 pages
...authority." To deny the judges' right to void unconstitutional legislation, Hamilton wrote, "would be to affirm that the deputy is greater than his principal;...representatives of the people are superior to the people themselves."58 Hamilton also attempted to respond to the contention of "Brutus" that the rationale...
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Roots of the Republic: American Founding Documents Interpreted

Stephen L. Schechter - History - 1990 - 464 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 authorise, but what they forbid. If it be said that...
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Handbook of Court Administration and Management

Hays - Law - 1992 - 548 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;...representatives of the people are superior to the peop1e themselves; that men acting by virtue of powers may do not only what their powers do not authorize,...
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Deconstruction and the Possibility of Justice

Benjamin N. Cardozo School of Law - Philosophy - 1992 - 409 pages
...Federalist: "No legislative act, . . . contrary to the Constitution, can be valid. To deny this, would be to affirm, that the deputy is greater than his principal; that the servant is above his master." By subordinating legislative acts to the Constitution as the supreme law of the land, Hamilton also...
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The Effective Republic: Administration and Constitution in the Thought of ...

Harvey Flaumenhaft - Political Science - 1992 - 314 pages
...denial, which would set the deputy above his principal or the servant above his master, would imply that the representatives of the people are superior to the people themselves. Hamilton then answers those who, though conceding that legislative acts are invalid if contrary to...
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Founding the Republic: A Documentary History

John J. Patrick - History - 1995 - 272 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 authorise, but what they forbid. If it be said that...
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The Federalist: Design for a Constitutional Republic

George Wescott Carey - History - 1994 - 181 pages
...legislative act" that contravenes the Constitution is valid. "To deny this," he contends, "would be to affirm that the deputy is greater than his principal; that the servant is above the master; that the representatives of the people are superior to the people themselves; that men...
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Blackstone's Commentaries: With Notes of Reference to the ..., Volume 1

St. George Tucker, William Blackstone - Law - 2000 - 3276 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, notonly what their powers do not authorize, but what they forbid. " If it be said that...
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The Essential Federalist: A New Reading of the Federalist Papers

James Madison - History - 1998 - 183 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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