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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 made, in ordinary litigation between... "
The Political History of the United States of America, During the Great ... - Page 109
by Edward McPherson - 1865 - 653 pages
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Limiting Federal Court Jurisdiction to Protect Marriage for the ..., Volume 4

United States. Congress. House. Committee on the Judiciary. Subcommittee on the Constitution - Federal-state controversies - 2004 - 153 pages
...point, the President is independent of bom," In a similar vein President Lincoln wrote: " П Jf toe policy of the Government upon vital questions affecting...they are made in ordinary litigation between parties to personal actions, the people will have ceased to be their own rulers, having to that extent practically...
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Appropriate Role of Foreign Judgments in the Interpretation of ..., Volume 4

United States, United States. Congress. House. Committee on the Judiciary. Subcommittee on the Constitution - Civil law - 2004 - 60 pages
...Inaugural speech, critiqued the Infamous Dred Scott Decision of the US Supreme Court when he said, ". . . The candid citizen must confess that if the policy...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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Limiting Federal Court Jurisdiction to Protect Marriage for the ..., Volume 4

United States. Congress. House. Committee on the Judiciary. Subcommittee on the Constitution - Federal-state controversies - 2004 - 153 pages
...elective control," unquote. And Abraham Lincoln said in his first inaugural address in 1861, quote, "The candid citizen must confess that if the policy...irrevocably fixed by decisions of the Supreme Court, the people will have ceased to be their own rulers, having, to that extent, practically resigned their...
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Legal Threats to Traditional Marriage: Implications for Public ..., Volume 4

United States, United States. Congress. House. Committee on the Judiciary. Subcommittee on the Constitution - Gay couples - 2004 - 148 pages
...believed was terribly wrong and badly misinterpreted the US Constitution. Here is what Lincoln said: "If the policy of the government upon vital questions...fixed by decisions of the Supreme Court, the instant ihey are made in ordinary litigation between panics in personal actions UK people will have ceased...
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Laboratory of Justice: The Supreme Court's 200-Year Struggle to Integrate ...

David L. Faigman - History - 2004 - 417 pages
...made clear his disdain for the decision and, in his inaugural address, his intention to ignore it: The candid citizen must confess that if the policy...affecting the whole people, is to be irrevocably fixed by decision of the Supreme Court, the instant they are made in ordinary litigation between parties in...
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Legal Threats to Traditional Marriage: Implications for Public ..., Volume 4

United States, United States. Congress. House. Committee on the Judiciary. Subcommittee on the Constitution - Gay couples - 2004 - 148 pages
...believed was terribly wrong and badly misinterpreted the US Constitution. Here is what Lincoln said: "If the policy- of the government upon vital questions...to be irrevocably fixed by decisions of the Supreme Coun, the instant they are made in ordinary litigation between parlies in personal actions ilie people...
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That Eminent Tribunal: Judicial Supremacy and the Constitution

Christopher Wolfe - Law - 2009 - 256 pages
...address, Lincoln explained that a judicial decision bound only the parties to the lawsuit, and declared that if the "policy of the government, upon vital...affecting the whole people, is to be irrevocably fixed by the decisions of the Supreme Court of the United States, . . . the people will have ceased to be their...
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Where the Right Went Wrong: How Neoconservatives Subverted the Reagan ...

Patrick J. Buchanan - Political Science - 2007 - 272 pages
...challenged John Marshall's doctrine of judicial supremacy as a mortal threat to democracy itself: ... if the policy of the Government upon vital questions...affecting the whole people is to be irrevocably fixed by the decision of the Supreme Court, the instant they are made in ordinary litigation between parties...
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Constitution Restoration Act of 2004: Hearing Before the ..., Volume 4

United States. Congress. House. Committee on the Judiciary. Subcommittee on Courts, the Internet, and Intellectual Property - Constitutional law - 2004 - 130 pages
...inaugural address. The candid citizen must confess that if the policy of the Government upon final questions affecting the whole people is to be irrevocably fixed by decisions of the Supreme Court, that people will have ceased to be their own rulers, having to that extent practically resigned their...
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Abraham Lincoln, President-elect: The Four Critical Months from Election to ...

Larry D. Mansch - History - 2005 - 228 pages
...that it be over-ruled, and never become a precedent for other cases, can better be borne than could the evils of a different practice. At the same time...will have ceased, to be their own rulers, having, to that extent, practically resigned their government, into the hands of that eminent tribunal. Nor...
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