Constitutional Amendments: Hearings Before a Subcommittee of the Committee on the Judiciary, United States Senate, Eighty-second Congress, Second Session, on S.J. Res. 33 ... March 20, 26 and June 27, 1952
U.S. Government Printing Office, 1952 - Constitutional amendments - 68 pages
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Page 33 - President; a quorum for the purpose shall consist of two-thirds of the whole number of Senators, and a majority of the whole number shall be necessary to a choice. But no person constitutionally ineligible to the office of President shall be eligible to that of Vice President of the United States.
Page 35 - Section 3. This article shall be inoperative unless it shall have been ratified as an amendment to the Constitution by conventions in the several States, as provided in the Constitution, within seven years from the date of the submission hereof to the States by the Congress.
Page 17 - States, directed to the president of the senate. The president of the senate shall. In the presence of the senate and house of representatives, open all certificates, and the votes shall then be counted.
Page 33 - ... shall consist of a member or members from two-thirds of the states, and a majority of all the states shall be necessary to a choice. And if the house of representatives shall not choose a president, whenever the right of choice shall devolve upon them, before the fourth day of March next following, then the vice president shall act as president, as in the case of the death or other constitutional disability of the president.
Page 6 - wage", is amended by inserting before the period at the end thereof a colon and the following : "Provided. That...
Page 44 - While entitled to entertain his personal views of political questions, and while not required to surrender his rights or opinions as a citizen, it is inevitable that suspicion of being warped by political bias will attach to a judge who becomes the active promoter of the interests of one political party as against another. He should avoid making political speeches, making or soliciting payment of assessments or contributions to party funds, the public endorsement of candidates for political office...
Page 44 - A judge should not be swayed by partisan demands, public clamor or considerations of personal popularity or notoriety, nor be apprehensive of unjust criticism.
Page 44 - ... 28. Partisan Politics. While entitled to entertain his personal views of political questions, and while not required to surrender his rights or opinions as a citizeji, it is inevitable that suspicion of being warped by political bias will attach to a judge who becomes the active promoter of the interests of one political party as against another. He should avoid making...