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" Government created by this compact was not made the exclusive or final judge of the extent of the powers delegated to itself; since that would have made its discretion, and not the constitution, the measure of its powers; but that as in all other cases... "
The Congressional Globe - Page 449
by United States. Congress - 1833
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Missing the Lifeboat?

Gyeorgos C. Hatonn - 1994 - 221 pages
...discretion, and not the Constitution, the measure of its powers. But, that as in all other cases of compact among parties having no common judge, each party has an equal right to judge for itself as well of infraction as of the mode and measure of redress. --Resolution of the Kentucky Legislature, November...
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Jefferson and Madison: Three Conversations from the Founding

Lance Banning - Biography & Autobiography - 1995 - 241 pages
...the Constitution, the measure of its powers; but that, as in all other cases of compact among powers having no common judge, each party has an equal right...infractions as of the mode and measure of redress. 2 . Resolved, That the Constitution of the United States, having delegated to Congress a power to punish...
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Philosophical Melancholy and Delirium: Hume's Pathology of Philosophy

Donald W. Livingston - History - 1998 - 433 pages
...the principals. As Jefferson put it in the Kentucky Resolutions, "As in all other cases of compact among parties having no common judge, each party has an equal right to judge for itself, as well of infraction, as of the mode and measure of redress."5 The doctrine of Jefferson and Madison that a state,...
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The Sacred Fire of Liberty: James Madison and the Founding of the Federal ...

Lance Banning - Biography & Autobiography - 1998 - 543 pages
...of the extent of the powers delegated to itself," and that the parties to the compact each retained "an equal right to judge for itself, as well of infractions as of the mode and measure of redress." Act by act, his draft of the Kentucky Resolutions listed legislation in which Congress had assumed...
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Negotiating the Constitution: The Earliest Debates Over Original Intent

Joseph M. Lynch - History - 2005 - 315 pages
...judge of the extent of the powers delegated to itself;. . . but that, as in all other cases of compact among parties having no common judge, each party has...infractions as of the mode and measure of redress. 12 Specifically, the resolution went on to declare that both the Alien and Sedition Acts were not law...
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States' Rights and American Federalism: A Documentary History

Lynn Nelson - Political Science - 1999 - 232 pages
...discretion and not the Constitution, the measure of its powers; but that as in all other cases of compact among parties having no common Judge, each party has...infractions as of the mode and measure of redress. II. Resolved, that the Constitution of the United States having delegated to Congress a power to punish...
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Power Versus Liberty: Madison, Hamilton, Wilson, and Jefferson

James H. Read - Political Science - 2000 - 201 pages
...acceded as a State, and is an integral party, its co-States forming, as to itself, the other party. . . . Each party has an equal right to judge for itself,...well of infractions as of the mode and measure of redress."58 This is the language of a treaty that can be dissolved by any one of the parties to it....
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A New Birth of Freedom: Abraham Lincoln and the Coming of the Civil War

Harry V. Jaffa - History - 2004 - 576 pages
...powers; but that as in all other cases of compact among parties having no common Judge, each parry has an equal right to judge for itself, as well of infractions as of the mode and measure of redress.63 That the states are not united "on the principle of unlimited submission to their general...
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Philosophical Writings of Thomas Cooper

Thomas Cooper - Philosophy - 2001 - 1054 pages
...discretion and not the Constitution, the measure of its powers. But that as in all other cases of compact among parties having no common judge, each party has...right to judge for itself, as well of infractions, as the measure of redress." Resolutions of a similar character were about the same period, 1798, adopted...
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Reassessing the Presidency: The Rise of the Executive State and the Decline ...

John V. Denson - Executive power - 2001 - 791 pages
...the Constitution, the measure of its powers; but that, as in all other cases of compact among powers having no common judge, each party has an equal right...to judge for itself, as well of infractions as of mode and measure of redress.38 Jefferson understood that the true meaning of the supremacy clause was...
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