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" At the same time, the candid citizen must confess that if the policy of the government upon vital questions, affecting the whole people, is to be irrevocably fixed by decisions of the Supreme Court, the instant they are made, in ordinary litigation between... "
Modern Eloquence: Occasional addresses - Page 1038
1900
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Franklin D. Roosevelt and the Transformation of the Supreme Court

Stephen K. Shaw, William D. Pederson, Frank J. Williams, Michael R. Williams - 2004 - 271 pages
...Congress has over the judges, and on that point the President is independent of both."57 Lincoln declared, "If the policy of the government, upon vital questions...resigned their government into the hands of that eminent tribunal."58 Looking back on thirty years of judicial decisions preventing "measures for social and...
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Lincoln's Constitution

Daniel A. Farber - 2004 - 256 pages
...paralel [sic] cases, by all other departments of the government." But the "candid citizen must confess that if the policy of the government, upon vital questions,...decisions of the Supreme Court, the instant they are made, . . . the people will have ceased, to be their own rulers, having, to that extent, practically resigned...
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The Cloaking of Power: Montesquieu, Blackstone, and the Rise of Judicial ...

Paul O. Carrese - 2010 - 349 pages
...FORCE nor WILL but merely judgment." He also cites Lincoln's warning, in opposing Dred Scott (1857), that "if the policy of the Government upon vital questions...fixed by decisions of the Supreme Court . . . the people will have ceased to be their own rulers." 50 The plurality or majority reasoning about a constitutional...
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American Government and Politics: A Concise Introduction

Robert Singh - 2003 - 342 pages
...the judiciary, which they may twist and shape into any form they please'. In 1861, another complained that 'if ... the policy of the Government upon vital...fixed by decisions of the Supreme Court . . . the people will have ceased to be their own rulers'. And in 1937, it was protested that 'the Court . ....
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Flag protection amendment: hearing before the Subcommittee on the ...

United States, United States. Congress. House. Committee on the Judiciary. Subcommittee on the Constitution - 2003 - 47 pages
...Fathers said it was and cannot be amended with out the will of the people. President Lincoln said: "If the policy of the government upon vital questions...irrevocably fixed by decisions of the Supreme Court ... the people will have ceased to be their own rulers." Abraham Lincoln also warned, "Don't interfere with...
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Flag protection amendment: hearing before the Subcommittee on the ..., Volume 4

United States. Congress. House. Committee on the Judiciary. Subcommittee on the Constitution - 2003 - 47 pages
...Fathers said it was and cannot be amended with out the will of the people. President Lincoln said: "If the policy of the government upon vital questions...irrevocably fixed by decisions of the Supreme Court ... the people will have ceased to be their own rulers." Abraham Lincoln also warned, "Don't interfere with...
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The Politics of Upheaval: 1935-1936, the Age of Roosevelt, Volume III

Arthur Meier Schlesinger - 2003 - 749 pages
...the opinion of Congress has over the judges, and on that point the President is independent of both." "If the policy of the government, upon vital questions affecting the whole people," said Abraham Lincoln, "is to be irrevocably fixed by decisions of the Supreme Court, the instant they...
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Congressional Protection of Religious Liberty

Louis Fisher - 2003 - 82 pages
...denied that constitutional questions could be settled solely by the Court. If government policy on "vital questions affecting the whole people is to be irrevocably fixed" by the Court, "the people will have ceased to be their own rulers, having to that extent practically resigned...
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The Chase Court : Justices, Rulings, and Legacy

Jonathan Lurie, Salmon Portland Chase - 2004 - 247 pages
...borne than could the evils of a different practice. At the same time, the candid citizen must confess that if the policy of the government, upon vital questions...government into the hands of that eminent tribunal. Nor is there in this view any assault upon the court or the judges. It is a duty from which they may...
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The People Themselves: Popular Constitutionalism and Judicial Review

Larry D. Kramer - 2004 - 376 pages
...the parties immediately involved. "At the same time," he continued: [T]he candid citizen must confess that if the policy of the government upon vital questions,...resigned their government into the hands of that eminent tribunal.24 Lincoln's Administration acted consistently with these views, too, by ignoring the Court's...
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