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I will not step down, I will not resign, ... I will work to the end of my term in office under the constitution. In the year 2000, there will be presidential elections under the constitution and I will not run in those elections. (Quote by - Boris Yeltsin)

Rejection of the constitution would be an embarrassment for the Bush administration, but for the long-term future of Iraq, I think it might actually be a way to turn a constitutional process into a real mechanism for political settlement. (Quote by - Nathan Brown)

If the Sunnis don't buy into this constitution over the next two months by voting for Sunnis in the parliament and trying to get the constitution amended, we may find a regional war, not just a civil war,(Quote by - Joe Biden)

My belief has always been . . . that wherever in this land any individual's constitutional rights are being unjustly denied, it is the obligation of the federal government -- at point of bayonet if necessary -- to restore that individual's constitutional rights. (Quote by - Ronald Reagan)

Constitutional law has developed since then. The American Bar Association has developed new model rules for advertising. The trend is to conform to the Constitution but protect the public. Also the commission feels the rules, as presently written, are very complex. (Quote by - Bill Turner)

This constitution is full of mines that are going to explode. The articles stipulated in this constitution will have grave consequences if they are submitted to a referendum. This constitution will lead to a weak Iraq that is unable to defend itself. (Quote by - Saleh Mutlak)

On every question of Construction (of the Constitution) lets us carry our-selves back to the time when the Constitution was adopted, recollect the spirit manifested in the debates, instead of trying what meaning may be squeezed out of the text, or invented against it, conform to the probable one in which it was passed. (Quote by - Thomas Jefferson)

Assistant Principal Greg Owen said the students there will participate in some online activities and other fun-filled events as well. We will learn about the U.S. Constitution and write a firsthand journalistic account as if they were there, ... Another project that will be taking place is a book report to review the book 'Shhh! We're Writing The Constitution. (Quote by - Greg Owen)

Consequences are highly relevant, ... Not just any consequences but consequences in light of a constitutional value. . . . You can be wooden and mechanical, and the price you'll pay is a law that won't fulfill the basic principles of the Constitution, which is to help people live together in a democratic society. (Quote by - Stephen G. Breyer)

Once the justices depart, as most of them have, from the original understanding of the principles of the Constitution, they lack any guidance other than their own attempts at moral philosophy, a task for which they have not even minimal skills. Yet when it rules in the name of the Constitution, whether it rules truly or not, the Court is the most powerful branch of government in domestic policy. The combination of absolute power, disdain for the historic Constitution, and philosophical incompetence is lethal. (Quote by - Robert Bork)

Once they are constitutional officers, only the General Assembly may dispense the qualifications for the constitutional officers. (Quote by - Allan Wade)

Throughout her career, however, she has had little public involvement in constitutional law. This is in marked contrast to the president's last nominee, Chief Justice John G. Roberts, who was widely seen as one of the nation's most accomplished constitutional minds, having argued 38 cases before the Supreme Court. These hearings are going to be a stark contrast to the Roberts hearings, ... Can you picture her answering some of the questions that Roberts was asked?(Quote by - Roger Pilon)

We are under a Constitution, but the Constitution is what the judges say it is, and the judiciary is the safeguard of our liberty and of our property under the Constitution. (Quote by - Charles Evans Hughes)

We have a chance today to say to the world, no matter what our constitutional process, whether it is an election eve or it is the eve of a constitutional vote, no matter what our debates at home, we are as a nation prepared to lead the world,(Quote by - Newt Gingrich)

There's nothing devious about this. We wouldn't take this level of effort for something that wouldn't be legally sound. We went through a year of research and studying the Massachusetts constitution and the restrictions on citizen initiatives to make sure the language met the requirements. We believe it is constitutionally sound, and the attorney general, who doesn't agree with us, does also. (Quote by - Kris Mineau)

Montana has a very narrow line-item veto as defined by the constitution and presented by the Constitutional Convention, ... I don't believe the governor can strike a condition without striking an appropriation. (Quote by - John Cobb)

I believe in the Constitution. The Constitution says that government isn't supposed to be infusing religion into our society, and so I asked to have that upheld. (Quote by - Michael Newdow)

A constitution should be a symbol of national consensus. This consensus can only be established if a constitution is formulated in full consultation with the people. (Quote by - Paul Themba Nyathi)

As a matter of traditional and sound constitutional doctrine, an amendment to the Constitution should be the last resort when all other measures have proved inadequate. (Quote by - Arlen Specter)

She has deep knowledge of the constitution and constitutional law,(Quote by - Scott McClellan)

To live under the American Constitution is the greatest political privilege that was ever accorded to the human race. (Quote by - Calvin Coolidge)

Some people might say, Aha! They forgot about the Constitution's general welfare clause! ... With respect to the two words 'general welfare,' I have always regarded them as qualified by the detail of powers connected with them. To take them in a literal and unlimited sense would be a metamorphosis of the Constitution into a character which there is a host of proofs was not contemplated by its creators. (Quote by - James Madison)

A martial nobility and stubborn commons, possessed of arms, tenacious of property, and collected into constitutional assemblies form the only balance capable of preserving a free constitution against the enterprise of an aspiring prince(Quote by - Edward Gibbon)

His main interest is to push the constitution on time, no matter what the constitution has in it. (Quote by - Salih Mutlak)

The fight has just begun. What you did here today is a direct violation of the Constitution of the State of California, and in violation of the U.S. Constitution. (Quote by - John Eastman)

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