The State and Government

A. C. McClurg & Company, 1917 - 180 pàgines

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Pàgina 95 - in the government of this commonwealth, the legislative department shall never exercise the executive and judicial powers, or cither of them ; the executive shall never exercise the legislative and judicial powers, or either of them ; the judicial shall never exercise the legislative and executive powers, or either of them ; — to the end that it , may be a government of laws, and not of men...
Pàgina 97 - The powers of the government shall be divided into three distinct departments — the Legislative, Executive and Judicial ; and no person or persons belonging to, or constituting one of these departments, shall exercise any of the powers properly belonging to either of the others, except as herein expressly provided.
Pàgina 155 - A people among whom there is no habit of spontaneous action for a collective Interest, who look habitually to their Government to command or prompt them In all matters of joint concern, who expect to have everything done for them except what can be made an affair of mere habit and routine, have their faculties only half developed. Their education is defective In one of Its most important branches.
Pàgina 27 - If a determinate human superior, not in the habit of obedience to a like superior, receives habitual obedience from the bulk of a given society, that determinate superior is sovereign in that society, and the society (including the superior) is a society political and independent.
Pàgina 19 - The proposition that the state is the product of history means that it is the gradual and continuous development of human society, out of a grossly imperfect beginning, through crude but improving forms of manifestation, towards a perfect and universal organization of mankind.
Pàgina 94 - IN all tyrannical governments the supreme magistracy, or the right both of making and of enforcing the laws, is vested in one and the same man, or one and the same body of men ; and wherever these two powers are united together, there can be no public liberty.
Pàgina 20 - State is conceivable only when the State has acquired a local habitation and a permanent establishment. The mediaeval system of Europe was not a system of States in our sense or in the Greek sense. It was a collection of groups held together in the first instance by ties of personal dependence and allegiance, and connected among themselves by personal relations of the same kind on a magnified scale. Lordship and homage, from the Emperor down to the humblest feudal tenant, were the links in the chain...
Pàgina 149 - Administrative law is. therefore that part of the public law which fixes the organization and determines the competence of the administrative authorities, and indicates to the individual remedies for the violation of his rights.

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