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Who Said That?

"The [judicial branch of government] 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."

OK, who said that?  Leave your guess in the comments section below.  Please, no google searches or cheating.  The whole point is to guess!

Reader Comments (12)

I have to play given the timeliness of this quote with the other thread. I hope it isn't John Jay or Hamilton, but it might be.
December 10, 2010 | Unregistered CommenterMerlin
Alexander Hamilton. I believe this might be from the Federalist Papers.

Just goes to show that on the subject of the judiciary and judicial review, the founding fathers did not forsee the problems that were to come.
December 10, 2010 | Unregistered CommenterPaul L.
Alexander Hamilton
December 10, 2010 | Unregistered CommenterRyan Thompson
KR - Missing the answer entry for the previous puzzler?
December 10, 2010 | Unregistered Commenterpb
Hamilton - famous quote that lawyers learn to laugh at in Constitutional Law class. Poor Hamilton didn't foresee the federal courts adopting the "living Constitution" theory of interpretation by which they inject themselves into political policy making as if they were another coordinate political branch of government.
December 10, 2010 | Unregistered CommenterCVanDyke
Hamilton. He also said there was no need for a bill of rights!
December 10, 2010 | Unregistered CommenterDavid Cronkhite
John Marshall
December 10, 2010 | Unregistered CommenterPepe
Sarah Palin, she couldn't get her daily 3 hour dose of Rush and had to think for herself.
December 10, 2010 | Unregistered Commenterdlzr
Unfortunately, the judiciary has decided not to stay within its "functions" - making them possibly the most dangerous. Hamilton was wrong.
December 10, 2010 | Unregistered Commentersteve
It couldn't be Sarah Palin. It's too polysyllabic and grammatical.
December 11, 2010 | Unregistered CommenterAloysius
Alexander Hamilton.
December 12, 2010 | Unregistered CommenterRichard J. Radcliffe
dlzr and Aloysius,

Re: Palin

Are you saying the people of Alaska are not intelligent? I wonder how her record stacks up to yours? It appears you don't even have the courage to state your name on a widely viewed blog.

PS Sorry, KR, for the sidebar.......
December 16, 2010 | Unregistered CommenterDavid Cronkhite

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