Theodore Roosevelt Quote

If the courts have the final say-so on all legislative acts, and if no appeal can lie from them to the people, then they are the irresponsible masters of the people. In other words, those who take this position hold that the people have enough intelligence to frame and adopt a constitution but not intelligence to apply and interpret the constitution which they have themselves made.


California's Policies Proclaimed (Feb. 21, 1911)

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If the courts have the final say-so on all legislative acts, and if no appeal can lie from them to the people, then they are the irresponsible...

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If the courts have the final say-so on all legislative acts, and if no appeal can lie from them to the people, then they are the irresponsible...

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If the courts have the final say-so on all legislative acts, and if no appeal can lie from them to the people, then they are the irresponsible...

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If the courts have the final say-so on all legislative acts, and if no appeal can lie from them to the people, then they are the irresponsible...