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" The government which has a right to do an act, and has imposed on it, the duty of performing that act, must, according to the dictates of reason, be allowed to select the means ; and those who contend that it may not select any appropriate means, that... "
The American Law Register - Page 309
1868
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The Central Law Journal, Volume 62

William Law Murfree - Law - 1906
...granted to it. Rather it is a settled principle of constitutional law that the government which has the right to do an act and has imposed upon it the duty...dictates of reason, be allowed to select the means The test of the w Hayburn's Case, 2 Dall. (US)409; United States v. Todd, 13 How. (U. 8.) 52; Gordon...
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The Central Law Journal, Volume 82

William Law Murfree, Alexander Henry Robbins, Needham Calvin Collier, Claude Perrin Berry - Law reviews - 1916
...this order should be reversed.** The government which has a right to do an act, and has imposed on it the duty of performing that act, must, according...dictates of reason, be allowed to select the means ; and those who contend that it may not select any appropriate means, that one particular mode of affecting...
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Annual Report of the Illinois State Bar Association

Illinois State Bar Association - Bar associations - 1896
...withholding the choice of means? The government, which has the right to do an act and has imposed on it the duty of performing that act, must, according...dictates of reason, be allowed to select the means/' Upon still another occasion he said: "If any one proposition could command the universal assent of...
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The Texas Criminal Reports: Cases Argued and Adjudged in the ..., Volume 75

John Preston White - Criminal law - 1916
...4 Wheat., 316, 4 Law. Ed., 579.) And as Chief Justice Marshall says: "The government which has the right to do an act, and has imposed upon, it the duty...dictates of reason, be allowed to select the means." So if we looked alone to section 20 of article 16 of the Constitution for authority in the Legislature...
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Current Comment and Legal Miscellany: 1890, Volume 2

Law - 1890
...McCulioch v. Maryland, and that " the government which has a right to do an act, and has imposed on it the duty of performing that act, must, according...dictates of reason, be allowed to select the means." Without the existence of those facts, Congress would never have dreamed of enacting the Legal-Tender...
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John Marshall's Defense of McCulloch V. Maryland

Gerald Gunther - Law - 1969 - 214 pages
...Hampden, it is only necessary to advert to the opinion itself. The court has laid down the proposition that "the government which has a right to do an act,...that act must, according to the dictates of reason, have a right to select the means." Having reasoned on this proposition, the court adds: "But the constitution...
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The Twentieth Century, Volume 50

1901
...the Government,' to cite the words of Marshall, CJ, ' which has a right to do an act, and imposed on it the duty of performing that act, must, according...dictates of reason, be allowed to select the means ; and those who contend that it may not select any appropriate means, that one particular mode of effecting...
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The Supreme Court's Constitution: An Inquiry Into Judicial Review and Its ...

Bernard H. Siegan - Law - 215 pages
...withholding a choice of means? . . .24 The government which has a right to do an act, and has imposed on it the duty of performing that act. must, according...dictates of reason, be allowed to select the means; and those who contend that it may not select any appropriate means, that one particular mode of effecting...
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The Principle of Fairness and Political Obligation

George Klosko - Philosophy - 2004 - 204 pages
...v. Maryland, 4 Wheat 316 (1819): "The government which has a right to do an act, and has imposed on it, the duty of performing that act, must, according...dictates of reason, be allowed to select the means; and those who contend that it may not select any appropriate means, that one particular mode of effecting...
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The Library Of Original Sources: 1800-1833

Oliver J. Thatcher - History - 2004 - 468 pages
...accomplishment of the same objects. The government which has a right to do an act, and has imposed on it the duty of performing that act, must, according...dictates of reason, be allowed to select the means ; and those who contend that it may not select any appropriate means, that one particular mode of effecting...
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