Federalist No 80, The Powers of the Judiciary

From McLEAN’s Edition, New York Wednesday, May 28, 1788 To the People of the State of New York: TO JUDGE with accuracy of the proper extent of the federal judicature, it will be necessary to consider, in the first place, what are its proper objects. It seems scarcely to admit of controversy, that the judicary …

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Federalist No 79, The Judiciary Continued

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From MCLEAN’s Edition, New York Wednesday, May 28, 1788 To the People of the State of New York: NEXT to permanency in office, nothing can contribute more to the independence of the judges than a fixed provision for their support. The remark made in relation to the President is equally applicable here. In the general …

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Federalist No 78, The Judiciary Department

From McLEAN’S Edition, New York Wednesday, May 28, 1788 To the People of the State of New York: WE PROCEED now to an examination of the judiciary department of the proposed government. In unfolding the defects of the existing Confederation, the utility and necessity of a federal judicature have been clearly pointed out. It is …

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Federalist No 77, The Appointing Power Continued…

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…and Other Powers of the Executive Considered From the Independent Journal Wednesday, April 2, 1788 To the People of the State of New York: IT HAS been mentioned as one of the advantages to be expected from the co-operation of the Senate, in the business of appointments, that it would contribute to the stability of …

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Federalist No 75, The Treaty-Making Power of the Executive

For the Independent Journal Wednesday, March 26, 1788 To the People of the State of New York: THE President is to have power, “by and with the advice and consent of the Senate, to make treaties, provided two thirds of the senators present concur.” Though this provision has been assailed, on different grounds, with no …

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