Thomas Jefferson, for one, believed that the only safe repository for democracy was an enlightened (educated) voter, combined with wise and honest officials. He believed that citizens needed “to know his rights; to exercize with order and justice those he retains; to choose with discretion the fiduciary of those he delegates; and to notice their conduct with diligence, with candor, and judgment;” 260 more words
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“Few of us would disagree that the world would be a better place if we all lived by the rule-of-law – but can the same be said about living by the rule of statute? 653 more words
The law of the land refers to Common Law. This jurisdiction applies to any man or woman and is the basis of human existence that reflects natural law (which is also called God’s Law) has been carried throughout multiple eras as we have developed as a species. 883 more words
In its most general sense power is the ability to influence people or things. I have power over you if I can make you do something you otherwise would not do. 1,588 more words