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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 in ordinary litigation between parties... "
History of the Administration of President Lincoln: Including His Speeches ... - Page 118
by Henry Jarvis Raymond - 1864 - 496 pages
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Holland's Life of Abraham Lincoln

Josiah Gilbert Holland - Biography & Autobiography - 1998 - 552 pages
...with the chance that it may be overruled and never become a precedent for other cases, can better be borne than could the evils of a different practice....confess that, if the policy of the government upon the vital question affecting the whole people is., to be irrevocably fixed by the decisions of the...
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Constitutionalism: Philosophical Foundations

Larry Alexander - Law - 2001 - 319 pages
...on March 4, 1861, the circumstances were undeniably both constitutionally and morally extraordinary: "[I]f 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, having to that extent practically resigned their Government...
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Taking the Constitution Away from the Courts

Mark Tushnet - Law - 2000 - 256 pages
Here a leading scholar in constitutional law, Mark Tushnet, challenges hallowed American traditions of judicial review and judicial supremacy, which allow U.S. judges to ...
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The Priestly Tribe: The Supreme Court's Image in the American Mind

Barbara Ann Perry - History - 1999 - 169 pages
...1861, distanced himself from the most unreasoned broadsides against the Court, but he added ominously: "If the policy of the Government, upon vital questions...the instant they are made, in ordinary litigation . . . the people will have ceased to be their own rulers."16 Of course, it took a civil war to solve...
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We the People the Fourteenth Amendment and the Su

Michael J. Perry - Civil rights - 1999 - 275 pages
...on March 4, 1861, the circumstances were undeniably both constitutionally and morally extraordinary: "[I]f 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, having to that extent practically resigned their Government...
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War and Press Freedom : The Problem of Prerogative Power: The Problem of ...

Jeffery A. Smith Professor of Journalism and Mass Communication University of Iowa - Language Arts & Disciplines - 1999 - 336 pages
...states as the "essence of anarchy" because they would not acquiesce to majority rule, and he argued that "if the policy of the government, upon vital...irrevocably fixed by decisions of the Supreme Court," then "the people will have ceased, to be their own rulers." Lincoln said, in effect, he would be responsible...
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Stewards of Democracy: Law as a Public Profession

Paul D. Carrington - Law - 1999 - 306 pages
...of the Civil War itself. On the occasion of his first inaugural, Lincoln commented on the decision: [I]f the policy of the Government upon vital questions affecting the whole people is irrevocably fixed by decisions of the Supreme Court .., the people will have ceased to be their own...
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Great Cases in Constitutional Law

Robert P. George - Law - 2000 - 206 pages
...a different practice." But, Lincoln continued, "the people will have ceased to be their own rulers" if "the policy of the government, upon vital questions...in ordinary litigation between parties in personal actions."10 Lincoln was a subtle constitutionalist, and his statements contain nearly everything we...
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We the People, Volume 2

Bruce A. Ackerman - History - 2000 - 515 pages
...through to its logical inescapable conclusion." Quoting Lincoln's first inaugural, the speech insisted 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." As the President and his Cabinet met in special session...
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Law Without Values: The Life, Work, and Legacy of Justice Holmes

Albert W. Alschuler - Biography & Autobiography - 2000 - 325 pages
...effect [of] following it ... can better be borne than could die evils of a different practice. At die same time, the candid citizen must confess that if the policy of die Government upon vital questions affecting die whole people is to be irrevocably fixed by decisions...
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