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" A constitution, to contain an accurate detail of all the subdivisions of which its great powers will admit, and of all the means by which they may be carried into execution, would partake of the prolixity of a legal code, and could scarcely be embraced... "
John Marshall: complete constitutional decisions - Page 264
by John Marshall - 1903 - 799 pages
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Arkansas Politics & Government: Do the People Rule?

Diane D. Blair - Political Science - 1988 - 362 pages
...best organized groups. CHAPTER SEVEN The Constitution: Provisions and Politics A constitution . . . requires that only its great outlines should be marked, its important objects designated. Chief Justice John Marshall, 1819 All affidavits of Registration shall be made and executed in quadruplicate,...
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International Law at a Time of Perplexity: Essays in Honour of Shabtai Rosenne

Yrām Dinṭein, Mala Tabory - Law - 1989 - 1 pages
...Marshall referred at first to purposes or "objects". The nature of the constitution requires he said, "that only its great outlines should be marked, its...deduced from the nature of the objects themselves". But subsequently he linked the process of implication to powers. An implied power must be "incidental...
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Liberty, Property, and the Future of Constitutional Development

Ellen Frankel Paul, Howard Dickman - Law - 1990 - 341 pages
..."nature" of the Constitution, said Marshall, requires that it avoid "the prolixity of a legal code," its "great outlines should be marked, its important objects designated, and the main ingredients which compose those objects deduced from the nature of the objects themselves." 87...
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The Intelligible Constitution : The Supreme Court's Obligation to Maintain ...

Joseph Goldstein Sterling Professor of Law Yale University Law School - Political Science - 1992 - 224 pages
...contain an accurate detail of all the subdivisions of which its great powers will admit, and of all the means by which they may be carried into execution,...and could scarcely be embraced by the human mind. It probably would never be understood by the public. Its nature, therefore, requires, that only its great...
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Reports of Cases Determined in the Supreme Court of the State of ..., Volume 25

California. Supreme Court - Law reports, digests, etc - 1906
...detail of all the subdivisions of which its great powers will admit, and of all the means by which it may be carried into execution, would partake of the prolixity of a political code, and could scarcely be embraced by the human mind. It would probably never be understood...
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Rational Individualism: The Perennial Philosophy of Legal Interpretation

Roger Simonds - Jurisprudence - 1995 - 298 pages
...contain an accurate detail of all the subdivisions of which its great powers will admit, and of all the means by which they may be carried into execution,...and could scarcely be embraced by the human mind. ..1ts nature, therefore, requires, that only its great outlines should be marked, its important objects...
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Rational Individualism: The Perennial Philosophy of Legal Interpretation

Roger Simonds - Jurisprudence - 1995 - 298 pages
...contain an accurate detail of all the subdivisions of which its great powers will admit, and of all the means by which they may be carried into execution,...code, and could scarcely be embraced by the human mind...Its nature, therefore, requires, that only its great outlines should be marked, its important...
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A Matter of Interpretation: Federal Courts and the Law: Federal Courts and ...

Antonin Scalia - Law - 1998 - 176 pages
We are all familiar with the image of the immensely clever judge who discerns the best rule of common law for the case at hand. According to U.S. Supreme Court Justice Antonin ...
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John Marshall: Definer of a Nation

Jean Edward Smith - Biography & Autobiography - 1998 - 784 pages
...Constitution was drawn in general terms. If it attempted to detail all of the powers of government, it "would partake of the prolixity of a legal code, and...deduced from the nature of the objects themselves." Using another phrase that has reverberated through the years, Marshall said, "we must never forget...
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Grundrechtsentfaltung im Gesetz: Studien zur Interdependenz von ...

Matthias Jestaedt - Law - 1999 - 428 pages
...contain an aceurate detail of all the subdivisions of which its great powers will admit, and of all the means by which they may be carried into execution, would partake of a prolixity of a legal code, and could scarcely be embraced by the human mind. It would probably never...
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