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" If, as has always been understood, the sovereignty of Congress, though limited to specified objects, is plenary as to those objects, the power over commerce with foreign nations, and among the several States, is vested in Congress as absolutely as it... "
John Marshall: complete constitutional decisions - Page 439
by John Marshall - 1903 - 799 pages
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Annual Proceedings

Iowa State Bar Association - Bar associations - 1905
...persons, and the transmission of messages by telegraph. They also show that the power to regulate commerce among the several states is vested in congress as...power as are found in the constitution of the United States; that such power is plenary, complete in itself, and may be exercised by congress to its utmost...
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Southern Reporter, Volume 66

Law reports, digests, etc - 1915
...of a public policy which is dictated by their several peculiar needs. "The power over commerce with foreign nations and among the several states is vested...constitution the same restrictions on the exercise of power as are found in the Constitution of the United States." Gibbons v. Ogden, 9 Wheat. 1, 6 L. Ed....
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Liberty, Property, and Government: Constitutional Interpretation Before the ...

Ellen Frankel Paul, Howard Dickman - Law - 1989 - 303 pages
...Congress, though limited to specified objects, is plenary as to those objects, the power over commerce with foreign nations, and among the several states, is...power as are found in the constitution of the United States. 44 It follows therefore that "plenary" powers were understood by Chief Justice Marshall to...
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Contemporary American Federalism: The Growth of National Power

Joseph Francis Zimmerman - Political Science - 1992 - 239 pages
...Justice John Marshall of the United States Supreme Court wrote in Gibbons \. Ogden (9 Wheaton 1 at 197) 'the wisdom and the discretion of Congress, their...which their constituents possess at elections, are . . . the sole restraints on which they have relied to secure them from its abuse.' the States employing...
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Shaping the Eighteenth Amendment: Temperance Reform, Legal Culture, and the ...

Richard F. Hamm - History - 1995 - 341 pages
...action. He asserted that the commerce power extended to incidents of trade, such as navigation, and was "vested in Congress as absolutely as it would be in a single government." Furthermore, he argued that the power could not be stopped "at the external boundary line of each state."...
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The Jurisprudence of Justice William J. Brennan, Jr: The Law and Politics of ...

David E. Marion - Law - 1997 - 177 pages
...contemporaries of how the affairs of the people are principally to be managed in a representative democracy: The wisdom and the discretion of congress, their identity...which their constituents possess at elections, are, in [the regulation of commerce], as in many other instances, as that, for example, of declaring war, the...
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Seasoned Judgments

Leonard W. Levy
...that because the "sovereignty of Congress" is plenary as to its objects, "the power over commerce with foreign nations, and among the several states, is...absolutely as it would be in a single government. . . ." Were that true, the commerce power would be as exclusive as the treaty power or war powers and...
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Constitutional Revolutions: Pragmatism and the Role of Judicial Review in ...

Robert Justin Lipkin - Law - 2000 - 366 pages
...congress, though limited to specified objects, is plenary as to those objects, the power over commerce with foreign nations, and among the several states, is...power as are found in the constitution of the United States."117 In making this judgment Marshall rejected "the Tenth Amendment as an active principle of...
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Politics and Constitutionalism: The Louis Fisher Connection

Robert J. Spitzer - Law - 2000 - 285 pages
...this was perfectly feasible, for, as he stated in Gibbons v Ogden, five years later: "The wisdom and discretion of Congress, their identity with the people,...the influence which their constituents possess at election, are, in ... many ... instances, the sole restraints on which [the people] have relied, to...
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Madison V. Marshall: Popular Sovereignty, Natural Law, and the United States ...

Guy Padula - History - 2002 - 208 pages
...Congress, though limited to specified objects, is plenary as to those objects, the power over commerce with foreign nations, and among the several states, is...power as are found in the constitution of the United States.62 Although Madison never publicly commented on Marshall's decision in Gibbons, there was no...
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