This essay focuses on the constitution’s limitations. Institutionalize mechanisms of power control for the protection of the interests and liberties of the citizenry. Including those that may be in the minority.
Please only use the info uploaded for sources please, no citing needed when using only the uploaded info. The assignment is to answer the question below, please. “In what ways do the articles “Constitution and Compromise” and “Constitution For the Few” demonstrate that the U.S. constitution was create as “an elitist document”?”
Established upon the primary condition that it abides by the constitution’s limitations. According to Scott Gordon, a political organization is constitutional to the extent that it “contain[s]. Institutionalize mechanisms of power control for the protection of the interests and liberties of the citizenry. Including those that may be in the minority.
Activities of officials within an organization or polity that fall within the constitutional. Statutory authority of those officials are term “within power” (or, in Latin, intra vires). If they do not, they are term “beyond power” (or, in Latin, ultra vires).
If the union becomes involved in non-student activities, these activities are constitution’s limitations consider to be ultra vires of the union’s charter. And nobody would be compell by the charter to follow them. An example from the constitutional law of sovereign states would be a provincial parliament. In a federal state trying to legislate in an area that the constitution. Allocates exclusively to the federal parliament, such as ratifying a treaty.
Legislation that is found to be beyond power will be “invalid” and constitution’s limitations of no force. This applies to primary legislation, requiring constitutional authorization, and secondary legislation. Ordinarily requiring statutory authorization. In this context, “within power”, intra vires, “authorize” and “valid” have the same meaning. As do “beyond power”, ultra vires, “not authorized” and “invalid”.
In most but not all modern states the constitution has supremacy over ordinary statutory law. In such states when an official act is unconstitutional, i.e. It is not a power granted to the government by the constitution. That act is null and void, and the nullification is ab initio, that is, from inception, not from the date of the finding.