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" if the legislatures of the several States may, at will, annul the judgments of the courts of the United States, and destroy the rights acquired under those judgments, the Constitution itself becomes a solemn mockery. "
The Analectic Magazine...: Comprising Original Reviews, Biography ... - Page 448
1819
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Reports of Cases Argued and Adjudged in the Supreme ..., Volume 5; Volume 9

United States. Supreme Court - 1812
...requisition of the said act. If the legislatures of the several states may, at will, annul the judgments of the courts of the United States, and destroy the rights...those judgments, the constitution itself becomes a son-inn mockery; and the nation is deprived of the means of enforcing its laws by the instrumentality...
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United States Reports: Cases Adjudged in the Supreme Court, Volume 37

United States. Supreme Court - 1838
...the judgments of the courts of the United States, aud the rights thereby acquired, the constitution becomes a solemn mockery, and the nation is deprived of the means 6f enforcing its laws by its own tribunal. So fatal a result must be deprecated by all; and the people...
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A Course of Lectures on the Constitutional Jurisprudence of the United ...

William Alexander Duer - 1843 - 419 pages
...the judgments of the courts of the United States, and the rights thereby acquired, the Constitution becomes a solemn mockery, and the nation is deprived of the means of enforcing its laws by its own tribunals : so fatal a result must be deprecated by all; and the people of every state must...
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The Family Library (Harper)., Volume 160

1845
...the judgments of the courts of the United States, and the rights thereby acquired, the Constitution becomes a solemn mockery, and the nation is deprived of the means of enforcing its laws by its own tribunals : so fatal a result must be deprecated by all ; and the people of every state must...
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SKETCHES OF THE LIVES AND JUDICIAL SERVICES OF THE CHIEF-JUSTICES OF THE ...

GEORGE VAN SANTVOORD - 1854
...United States, or destroy rights acquired under those judgments. " If it were otherwise," he remarks, " the Constitution itself becomes a solemn mockery;...laws, by the instrumentality of its own tribunals." The supremacy of the Federal Judiciary over the State tribunals in cases of constitutional construction,...
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A Treatise on the Right of Personal Liberty: And on the Writ of Habeas ...

Rollin Carlos Hurd - 1858 - 677 pages
...court, observed, that 'if the legislatures of the several states may, at will, annul the judgments of the courts of the United States and destroy the rights...laws by the instrumentality of its own tribunals.' He further remarked, "if the ultimate right to determine the jurisdiction of the courts of the Union...
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A Full and Arranged Digest of the Decisions in Common Law, Equity ..., Volume 1

Richard Peters - 1860
...the judgments of ihe courts of the United States, and ihe rights thereby acquired, the constitution becomes a solemn mockery, and the nation is deprived of the means of enforcing its laws by its own tribunal. So fatal a result must be deprecated by all ; and the people of every state must...
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The Albany Law Journal: A Monthly Record of the Law and the Lawyers, Volume 63

1901
...In one case he said: " If the legislatures of the several States may at will annul the judgments of the courts of the United States and destroy the rights...laws by the instrumentality of its own tribunals. Before these decisions much uncertainty existed and there was considerable variance of opinion among...
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Sketches of the Lives, Times and Judicial Services of the Chief Justices of ...

George Van Santvoord - 1882 - 740 pages
...branch Reports, 358. t 5 Cranch's Reports, 115. those judgments. "If it were otherwise," he remarks, " the Constitution itself becomes a solemn mockery ;...laws, by the instrumentality of its own tribunals." The supremacy of the Federal Judiciary over the State tribunals in cases of constitutional construction,...
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The New England Magazine, Volume 2; Volume 8

1890
...Justice Marshall said : " If the legislatures of the several states may, at will, annul the judgments of the courts of the United States, and destroy the rights...laws by the instrumentality of its own tribunals." In 1819 the case of McCulloch v. Maryland was decided, the Chief Justice holding that it was within...
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