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" The question whether an act repugnant to the Constitution can become the law of the land is a question deeply interesting to the United States; but, happily, not of an intricacy proportioned to its interest. It seems only necessary to recognize certain... "
The Southern Law Review: And Chart of the Southern Law and Collection Union - Page 83
1877
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Historical Collections: Collections and Researches Made by the ..., Volume 38

Michigan - 1912
...Constitution; and it becomes necessary to inquire whether a jurisdiction so conferred can be exercised. "The question whether an act, repugnant to the Constitution,...have been long and well established, to decide it." After discussing at some length the origin of the Constitution and showing that the powers granted...
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The Supreme Court and Unconstitutional Legislation

Blaine Free Moore - Constitutional law - 1913 - 155 pages
...power. In the succeeding cases, Gordon v. United States,4 Ex 1 As indicated by the following language: "The question whether an act, repugnant to the Constitution,...have been long and well established to decide it." Considering the temper and attitude of the Democratic administration at the time this decision was...
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Annual Report of the Attorney General of the State of Michigan

Michigan. Department of Attorney General - 1913
...department. 1 challenge your attention to what was said by Chief Justice Marshall in this case (p. 175) : ''The question, whether an act, repugnant to the constitution,...have been long and well established to decide it. That the people have an original right to establish, for their future government, such principles,...
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American and British Claims Arbitration

Great Britain - 1913
...department proves also the propriety of giving effect to it." (Cohens vs. Virginia, 6 Wheat.) And again: "The question, whether an act, repugnant to the Constitution,...necessary to recognize certain principles, supposed to hare been long and ivell established, to decide it. * * * Certainly all those who have framed written...
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Illustrative Cases on Constitutional Law

James Parker Hall - Constitutional law - 1914 - 508 pages
...Constitution; and it becomes necessary to inquire whether a jurisdiction so conferred can be exercised. The question whether an act repugnant to the Constitution...have been long and well established, to decide it. That the people have an original right to establish, for their future government, such principles as,...
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Judicial Interpretation of Political Theory: A Study in the Relation of the ...

William Bennett Bizzell - Courts - 1914 - 273 pages
...extracts from this historic opinion will illustrate the remorseless logic of the great Chief Justice. "The question whether an act repugnant to the Constitution...certain principles supposed to have been long and well-established to decide it. ... The powers of the Legislature are defined and limited ; and that...
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Selected Cases in Constitutional Law

Harold Edgar Barnes, Byron Albert Milner - Constitutional law - 1915 - 363 pages
...authority, and assigning the duties which its words purport to confer and assign. * * * *" ********** The question whether an act repugnant to the Constitution...have been long and well established, to decide it. That the people have an original right to establish, for their future government, such principles as,...
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A Selection of Cases on Constitutional Law, Book 2

Eugene Wambaugh - Constitutional law - 1915 - 1068 pages
...inquire. wh£th.er • a~ju riscficTign^ so'cbnf cTred , can_be jixercisecL The question, wheTTieT an act, repugnant to the constitution, can become...have been long and well established, to decide it. lo. are deemed fundamental. And as the authority from which they proceed is supreme, and can seldom...
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Abraham Lincoln and Constitutional Government, Volumes 1-2

Bartow Adolphus Ulrich - Constitutions - 1916
...constitution, and it becomes necessary to inquire whether a jurisdiction so conferred can be exercised. The question whether an act repugnant to the constitution...have been long and well established to decide it. That the people have an original right to establish, for their future government, such principles as...
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Proceedings of the Most Worshipful Grand Lodge of Ancient Free and Accepted ...

Freemasons. Grand Lodge of Massachusetts - 1916
...elevated attributes." As one instance of the mental calibre of this great man let us see how he answered the question "Whether an act repugnant to the constitution can become the law of the land." Observe how clearly and concisely he disposed of that question for all time. "It is a proposition too...
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