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" Those, then, who controvert the principle that the constitution is to be considered, in court as a paramount law, are reduced to the necessity of maintaining that courts must close their eyes on the constitution and see only the law. "
Proceedings of the ... Annual Meeting of the North Carolina Bar Association - Page 21
by North Carolina Bar Association - 1908
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Reports of Cases Argued and Adjudged in the Supreme Court of the ..., Volume 1

United States. Supreme Court, William Cranch - Law reports, digests, etc - 1804
...doftrine would fubvert the very foundation of all written conftitutions. It would declare that an aft, which, according to the principles and theory of our government, is entirely void; is yet, in praftice, completely obligatory. It would declare, that if the legiflature fhall do what is exprefsly...
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Reports of Cases Argued and Adjudged in the Supreme Court of the ..., Volume 1

United States. Supreme Court, William Cranch - Court rules - 1812
...apply. Those, then, who controvert the principle that the constitution is to be considered, in court, as a paramount law, are reduced to the necessity of...courts must close their eyes on the constitution, and sec only the law. This doctrine would subvert the very foundation of all written constitutions. It...
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American Quarterly Review, Volume 2

Robert Walsh - American literature - 1827
...— " Those, then, who controvert the principle, that the Constitution is to be considered, in court, as a paramount law, are reduced to the necessity of...principles and theory of our government, is entirely mid; is yet, in practice, completely obligatory. It would declare, that if the legislature should do...
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American Quarterly Review, Volume 7

Robert Walsh - American essays - 1830
...govern the case ; and that if the Constitution is not to be considered, in Court, as the paramount law, Courts must close their eyes on the Constitution, and see only the law ; which, it is truly said, " would subvert the very foundation of all written Constitutions. " It may...
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Commentaries on American Law, Volume 1

James Kent - Law - 1832
...an act of the legislature, the courts must decide between these conflicting rules, and how can they close their eyes on the constitution, and see only the law ? This great question may be regarded as now finally settled, and I consider it to be one of the most interesting...
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Commentaries on the Constitution of the United States: With a ..., Volume 3

Joseph Story - Constitutional history - 1833 - 776 pages
...that the constitution is to be considered, in courts, as a paramount law, are reduced to the necesBity of maintaining, that courts must close their eyes on the constitution and see ouly the law. This doctrine would subvert the very foundation pendent structure they may repose with...
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American Quarterly Review, Volume 2

Robert Walsh - American literature - 1827
...proceeds— " Those, then, who controvert the principle, that the Constitution is to be considered, in court, as a paramount law, are reduced to the necessity of...obligatory. It would declare, that if the legislature should do what is expressly forbidden, such Act, notwithstanding the express prohibition, is in reality...
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Commentaries on the Constitution of the United States: With a Preliminary ...

Joseph Story - Constitutional history - 1851
...and executive enjoy a secure and irresistible triumph. 1 To the people at large, therefore, such an must close their eyes on the constitution and see...constitutions. It would declare that an act, which, aecording to the principles and theory of our government, is entirely void, is yet in practice completely...
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Commentaries on American Law, Volume 1

James Kent - Law - 1851
...an act of the legislature, the courts must decide between these conflicting rules, and how can they close their eyes on the constitution, and see only the law ? This great question may be regarded as now finally settled, and I consider it to be one of the most interesting...
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