Federalist Number 82

The Judiciary ContinuedFrom McLEAN’S Edition, New York. Author: Alexander Hamilton To the People of the State of New York: THE erection of a new government, whatever care or wisdom may distinguish the work, cannot fail to originate questions of intricacy and nicety; and these may, in a particular manner, be expected to flow from the establishment of a constitution founded upon the total or partial incorporation … Continue reading Federalist Number 82

Federalist Number 81

The Judiciary Continued, and the Distribution of the Judicial AuthorityFrom McLEAN’S Edition, New York. Author: Alexander Hamilton To the People of the State of New York: LET US now return to the partition of the judiciary authority between different courts, and their relations to each other, “The judicial power of the United States is” (by the plan of the convention) “to be vested in one Supreme … Continue reading Federalist Number 81

Federalist Number 79

The Judiciary Department ContinuedFrom McLEAN’S Edition, New York. Author: Alexander Hamilton To the People of the State of New York: NEXT to permanency in office, nothing can contribute more to the independence of the judges than a fixed provision for their support. The remark made in relation to the President is equally applicable here. In the general course of human nature, A POWER OVER A MAN’s … Continue reading Federalist Number 79

Federalist Number 78

The Judiciary DepartmentFrom McLEAN’S Edition, New York. Author: Alexander Hamilton To the People of the State of New York: WE PROCEED now to an examination of the judiciary department of the proposed government. In unfolding the defects of the existing Confederation, the utility and necessity of a federal judicature have been clearly pointed out. It is the less necessary to recapitulate the considerations there urged, as … Continue reading Federalist Number 78