Encyclopedia of Supreme Court Quotations (Google eBook)

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M.E. Sharpe
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Encyclopedia of Supreme Court quotations

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Freelance author Anzalone breathes fresh life into a corpus of slightly over 1000 Supreme Court decisions by excerpting selections with precedential, historical, or research value. The resulting ... Read full review

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Contents

1 The Givers of Law
3
2 The Enforcers
17
3 The Least Dangerous Branch
22
4 The Sacred Parchment
54
5 Expectations and Deliverance
75
6 The Good of the Fifty
101
7 Due Process and Equal Protection
113
8 Opinions Dissents and Recorders
129
10 Liberty Freedom Happiness
167
11 The ArrestThe TrialThe Punishment
190
12 The Global Community
224
13 Everything Else
235
The Constitution of the United States of America
249
Table of Cases with Case Summaries
267
Table of Justices and Decisions by Justices
363
Keyword Index
367

9 In the Beginning
152

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Page 4 - We admit, as all must admit, that the powers of the government are limited, and that its limits are not to be transcended. But we think the sound construction of the constitution must allow to the national legislature that discretion, with respect to the means by which the powers it confers are to be carried into execution, which will enable that body to perform the high duties assigned to it, in the manner most beneficial to the people.

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