Thomas Jefferson Quote

My construction of the constitution is very different from that you quote. It is that each department is truly independent of the others, and has an equal right to decide for itself what is the meaning of the constitution in the cases submitted to its action; and especially, where it is to act ultimately and without appeal.


Memoirs, Correspondence, and Private Papers of Thomas Jefferson: Late President of the United States (ed. 1829)

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My construction of the constitution is very different from that you quote. It is that each department is truly independent of the others, and has an...

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My construction of the constitution is very different from that you quote. It is that each department is truly independent of the others, and has an...

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My construction of the constitution is very different from that you quote. It is that each department is truly independent of the others, and has an...

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My construction of the constitution is very different from that you quote. It is that each department is truly independent of the others, and has an...