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Item #37381 Power of Federal Judiciary Over Legislation. J. Hampden Dougherty.

Power of Federal Judiciary Over Legislation.

Dougherty, J. Hampden. Power of Federal Judiciary Over Legislation: Its Origin; The Power to Set Aside Laws; Boundaries of the Power; Judicial Independence; Existing Evils and Remedies. Originally published: New York: G.P. Putnam's Sons, 1912. vii, 125 pp. Reprinted 2004, 2010 by The Lawbook Exchange, Ltd. ISBN-13: 9781584773634; ISBN-10: 1584773634. Hardcover. New. $25.95 * "The modern assailants of judicial power will find little comfort in this volume. It consists mainly in a clear and able presentation of convincing evidence that the power of the courts to override laws repugnant to the spirit of the Constitution was directly contemplated by the framers of that instrument. It is apparent that the author has made a careful study of the Federal Convention of 1787 and in the state ratifying conventions that followed. He does not rest his case here, but proceeds with a discussion of other evidence in support of his position...": P.R.B., Yale Law Journal 22:67 cited in Marke, A Catalogue of the Law Collection at New York University 410.

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