First Principles: Allowing Only the Judiciary To Decide What Is Constitutional Leads To Despotism

“[T]he opinion which gives to the judges the right to decide what laws are constitutional and what not, not only for themselves, in their, own sphere of action, but for the Legislature and Executive also in their spheres, would make the Judiciary a despotic branch.” – Thomas Jefferson, letter to Abigail Adams, 1804

 

 

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