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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 Tragedy of Andersonville

N. P. Chipman - History - 2004 - 540 pages
...the government which has a right to do and act, and has imposed upon it the duty of performing the act, must, according to the dictates of reason, be allowed to select the means." 2 SOME ORJECTIONS BY THE PRISONER NOTICED—A FAIR TRIAL WAS GIVEN HIM. Having thus disposed of the...
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American Law in a Global Context: The Basics

George P. Fletcher, Steve Sheppard - Law - 2005 - 682 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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The Pursuit of Justice: Supreme Court Decisions that Shaped America, Volume 35

Kermit L. Hall, John J. Patrick - History - 2006 - 253 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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McCulloch V. Maryland: State V. Federal Power

Susan Dudley Gold - Juvenile Nonfiction - 2007 - 143 pages
...that helped accomplish its goals. "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," Marshall wrote. The power to create a corporation, he noted, was far different from the power to wage...
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Miscellany - Address on the Civil Rights Act

Robert G. Ingersoll - Literary Collections - 2007 - 628 pages
...the Government has a right to do an act, and has imposed on it the duty of performing an act, then it must, according to the dictates of reason, be allowed to select the means." Again : " The Government has the right to employ freely every means not prohibited, for the fulfillment...
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The American Legal System: Perspectives, Politics, Processes, and Policies

Albert P. Melone, Allan Karnes - Law - 2008 - 685 pages
...usual means of conveyance. . . . 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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Reports of Cases Determined in the Supreme Court of the State of ..., Volume 24

California. Supreme Court - Law reports, digests, etc - 1906
...could ascertain the limits and extent of its own lands; and he further argues MInturn v. Braver et al. that " the Government which has a right to do an act,...dictates of reason, be allowed to select the means." (4 Wheaton, 409, 410.) While the soundness of the doctrine urged is admitted, it could not be justly...
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Congressional Serial Set

United States - 1864
...answered, who is to be the judge of the appropriations and necessity of the means to be employed, thus : " The government which has a right to do an act, and...dictates of reason, be allowed to select the means." Thus, then, the matter stands : The powers to lay and collect taxes, to exercise authority over forts...
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Proceedings of the ... Annual Meeting of the Indiana State Bar Association

Indiana State Bar Association (1916- ) - Bar associations - 1901
...necessary to erect a corporation. * * * "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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