laws weaken the necessary
"If you have ten thousand regulations, you
destroy all respect for the law."
laws and restrictions there
are, the poorer the people become."
"A great many laws in a country, like many
physicians, is a sign of malady."
In 2008 there were 760,000 practicing lawyers in
In 2011 there were 1.22 million practicing
lawyers in America.
laws that man cannot, and
will not obey, serves to bring all
law into contempt."
Elizabeth Cady Stanton
"He who regulates everything by
more likely to arouse vices than
reform them." Baruch Spinoza
"Anyone who compares the legal domains of our
society to those of the premodern state immediately becomes
aware of a tremendous and
ever-increasing contraction of formally unregulated social space." - Paul
judges and scholars make highly controversial political
choices, but use the
ideology of legal
reasoning to make our institutions appear
natural and our rules
appear neutral." - Joseph Singer
"The myth of a law distinct from substantive value
is used to smuggle in the values of the
ruling class." - Stanley Fish
"As the letter of the law swells in exactitude and
scope, the spirit of the law withers away and its power to control human behavior diminishes." -
"Powerful private interests seized control
of our government roughly 100 years ago and have methodically used that control
to expand the reach of government until it's invaded every area of our lives.
Our country was founded on the ideal of maximum freedom from government has
turned into the exact opposite. We literally have millions of rules,
regulations and statutes to define every minute detail of what we can and can't
do. I'd like to make a distinction between legal and lawful. When I think of
lawful I think of right and just. When I think of legal I think of deliberately
convoluted language written to get away with something a person shouldn't get
away with." - Bruce McDonald
Law is defined as:jurisprudence
adherence to tradition
codified social organizing
rules of conduct inherent in human
agency or agent responsible for enforcing social
generalization based on
observation of consistent
a code of principles based on morality,
A statement describing a relationship observed to be invariable
between or among phenomena
for all cases in which the specified conditions are met.
The body of
rules and principles governing the affairs of a
community enforced by a binding
US Code traces back to
Roman civil law, which in
turn can be traced back to Babylonian
law - the codified civil law system
adopted by the Pharisees.
In code type legal systems - as opposed to
Mosaic law, Natural Law or
common law systems - moral principles of
right and wrong are replaced by
conceptual precepts (statutes,
Issues of right and
wrong are not considered and legal outcomes are determined by
laws designed and enacted by man
- even when those laws may be opposed to
Natural Law or the
Laws of God.
Invariably in code type legal systems, such legal systems develop at
least two separate classes of persons - the governed and those who govern.
For reasons of commercial
efficiency and expediency such code type legal systems deal in the fiction of
man made social law.
Code type legal systems are unconcerned about the
collateral damage to the living and breathing individuals affected by their
operations whereas legal systems based upon
Natural Law are concerned with
the noumenon as opposed to
an ideologically conceptualized
"What is hateful to you, do
not to your fellow men. 1. The Rule of Natural
That is the entire Law; all the rest is
governs each and every Eternal Soul.
Unalienable Natural Rights. Natural things are in their nature
The Natural Right of life, liberty, and
prosperity (adequate care for the
physical body) are unalienable
3. Equality. Each human being arises
from Nature. Each and every Eternal Soul
granted animated Life by the Creator and Sustainer
collaborates with other
Souls to sustain life, liberty, and prosperity for the physical bodies of
each and every Eternal Soul .
compact of self-determination of
each and every Eternal Soul.
Legitimate government is established when a
group of Eternal Souls band together to secure their Creator and Sustainer
granted Unalienable Rights.
The State exists only to serve the
as it derives its power from the consent of the governed Souls.
Legitimate government exists to protection of the
Unalienable Rights and Personal Liberties of the Eternal Souls it serves.
6. The right to reform existing governing structures.
Souls have a right to reform governing structures when government fails to
provide opportunity for adequate care of the physical body.
A civil government will not
redesign itself according to the will of a faction of Eternal Souls without
the acceptance of the Collective
"Law must be free from
privilege, or discrimination. Law must apply to all, and not merely to
particular persons or groups. Law must be certain. Law must consist in the
enforcement of known rules. These rules must be general and
abstract rather than specific and concrete.
They must be so clear that court decisions
are predictable. In brief, the law must be certain, general, and equal." -
Friedrich August von Hayek
"We saw that the white man did not take his
religion any more seriously than he did his laws, that he keeps both of them just behind him,
like helpers, to use when they might do him good. These are not our ways. We
keep the laws we make, and we
religion. We have never understood the
white man, who fools no one but
himself." - Chief Plenty Coups of the Crow
invented by man, is an attempt to create a body
of social rules under which a culture may thrive.
For a culture to
flourish those laws must be equitable and just.
A civilization grows and
thrives when its founding traditions or principles are equitable and
But history is littered with the skeletal ruins of
civilizations that rose
initially only to crumble into dust when those founding traditions or
principles where put to the side in the cause of political
This is true in America today. Those in power no longer feel the need to obey the laws that
created the culture that allowed them to flourish.
Power corrupts those
who possess it - a sin of pride.
Bruce Cheney is an example of an American aristocrat that feels laws are
bothersome and that he is above the law.
"Dick", a fairly wealthy man,
shot his hunting partner in the face in February 2006. He did not bother to
purchase the seven dollar hunting license.
When the First Amendment was
passed it only had two purposes.
The first purpose was that there would
be no established national church for the united thirteen states.
There would be no "Church of the US."
Madison clearly articulated this concept of separation when explaining the
First Amendment protection of religious liberty.
"The people feared
one sect might obtain a preeminence, or two combine together, and establish a
religion to which they would compel others to conform." -
"If we are not
ruled by God we are ruled by tyrants." - William Penn
1760s William Blackstone pens Commentaries on the Law of
It is likely that when the Declaration of Independence was
signed, there were more copies of his Commentaries in America than in
The Commentaries of William Blackstone shaped the
perspective of American law at that time.
When you read the
Commentaries it is very clear exactly upon what that law was based.
There are only two foundations for law, nature and revelation, and he
stated clearly that he was speaking of the "Holy Scripture."
Up to the
recent past not to have been a master of the Commentaries of William
Blackstone would have meant that you would not have graduated from law school.
In most law schools today almost no one studies William Blackstone
unless he or she is taking a course in the history of law.
We live in a secularized society
and in secularized, sociological law.
Sociological law has no fixed
'Experts' decide arbitrarily
what is to become law.
Oliver Wendell Holmes agreed.
"Nothing is more certain in modern society than the
principle that there are no absolutes." - Frederick Moore Vinson, Chief
Justice of the United States Supreme Court
Those who hold this position
themselves call it sociological law.
As the new sociological law moved
away from the original base in a moral code giving inalienable rights it has
been the nature that this nomocracy has moved away from the
Materialistic thought would never have produced modern
Modern science was produced on an ethical Christian
If we think along the lines of an
intelligent Creator we can structure our thoughts in such a way that the
patterns of nature reveal themselves.
Observation and experimentation is
to be optimistically pursued.
Determinism does not
provide the proper philosophic foundation to allow right-brain thought process'
to overrule left-brain social enginneering.
precedent"Mass media complains about the current US Supreme
Court's lack of respect for precedent. However, precedent has been changed
throughout history. Mass media seems interested in
keeping only precedents that it likes, even those likely to violate the
original intent of the Constitution. Franklin Roosevelt loaded the court
with justices who granted him and his successors powers vastly exceeding those that the Constitutional
Convention of 1787 had granted the US government. This violated about 150 years
of precedent. If corporate
media is such a great advocate of precedent, it should favor shrinking federal
power to what the earlier precedents were." - Ronald
vagueness doctrine 1) A constitutional rule that requires criminal laws to state
explicitly and definitely what conduct is punishable. Criminal laws that
violate this requirement are said to be void for vagueness. Vagueness doctrine
rests on the due process clauses of the Fifth and Fourteenth Amendments of the
US Constitution. By requiring fair notice of what is punishable and what is
not, vagueness doctrine also helps prevent arbitrary enforcement of the laws.
2) Under vagueness doctrine, a statute is also void for vagueness if a
legislature's delegation of authority to judges and/or administrators is so
extensive that it would lead to arbitrary prosecutions.
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