The judiciary, from the nature of its functions, will always be the least dangerous to the political rights of the Constitution




The judiciary, from the nature of its functions, will always be the least dangerous to the political rights of the Constitution

The judiciary, from the nature of its functions, will always be the least dangerous to the political rights of the Constitution --Alexander Hamilton

Whoever attentively considers the different departments of power must perceive, that, in a government in which they are separated from each other, the judiciary, from the nature of its functions, will always be the least dangerous to the political rights of the Constitution; because it will be least in a capacity to annoy or injure them.

Alexander Hamilton

Year: 1788
Context: Federalist No. 78
Tags: departments of power, least dangerous, political rights of the Constitution, separated from each other, the judiciary



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