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John Marshall: complete constitutional decisions - Page 439
by John Marshall - 1903 - 799 pages
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Constitutional Culture and Democratic Rule

John Ferejohn, Jack N. Rakove, Jonathan Riley - History - 2001 - 414 pages
This interdisciplinary volume focuses on constitutional democracy, with special reference to the United States. The editors and contributors conceive of a constitutionalism as ...
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John Marshall and the Heroic Age of the Supreme Court

R. Kent Newmyer - Biography & Autobiography - 2001 - 511 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...congress as absolutely as it would be in a single government."59 Marshall presented this sweeping statement of plenary congressional authority as one...
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John Marshall and the Heroic Age of the Supreme Court

R. Kent Newmyer - Biography & Autobiography - 2001 - 511 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...congress as absolutely as it would be in a single government."59 Marshall presented this sweeping statement of plenary congressional authority as one...
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Federalism, the Supreme Court, and the Seventeenth Amendment : the Irony of ...

Ralph A. Rossum - Political Science - 2001 - 307 pages
...the Commerce Clause from Gibbons v. Ogden forward. He declared that the power to regulate commerce among the several states "is vested in Congress as...absolutely as it would be in a single government," that this power "is plenary, complete in itself, and may be exerted by Congress to its utmost extent,...
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Courting Disaster: The Supreme Court and the Unmaking of American Law

Martin Garbus - Law - 2003 - 322 pages
...necessary now. He quoted Chief Justice John Marshall in the Gibbons case: "The power over commerce with foreign nations, and among the several states is vested...absolutely] as it would be in a single government." Stevens's reasoning, as was John Marshall's, is obvious. If different states created their own rules...
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American Constitutional Law: Essays, Cases, and Comparative Notes

Donald P. Kommers, John E. Finn, Gary J. Jacobsohn - Political Science - 2004 - 1095 pages
...specified objects." but the power to regulate those objects interstate commerce being one of them is "vested in congress as absolutely as it would be in a single [unitary] government." Marshall's doctrine of national supremacy with respect to the power clauses...
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Congressional Preemption: Regulatory Federalism

Joseph F. Zimmerman - Political Science - 2012 - 302 pages
...Justice John Marshall of the US Supreme Court referred to Congress's interstate commerce power by noting, "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." 46 One hundred and twenty-nine...
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David Hackett Souter : Traditional Republican on the Rehnquist Court ...

Tinsley E. Yarbrough Arts & Sciences Distinguished Professor in the Department of Political Science East Carolina University - Political Science - 2005 - 336 pages
When the first President Bush chose David Hackett Souter for the Supreme Court in 1990, the slender New Englander with the shy demeanor and ambiguous past was quickly dubbed a ...
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The Life of John Marshall, Volume 4

Albert Jeremiah Beveridge - Biography & Autobiography - 2005 - 704 pages
...prescribed in the constitution; " and these do not affect the present case. Power over interstate commerce " is vested in Congress as absolutely as it would be in a single government" under a Constitution like ours. There is no danger that Congress will abuse this power, because "the...
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Federal Agents: The Growth of Federal Law Enforcement in America

Jeffrey B. Bumgarner - Political Science - 2006 - 234 pages
Introduces readers to the world of Federal law enforcement: its role, its powers and jurisdiction, its activities, and its recent expansion
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