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Samuel Cooper Thacher, David Phineas Adams, William Emerson - 1811
|A GOVERNMENT OF LAWS AND NOT OF MEN. Such a government is not, never |
was, and never can be. These mystical aphorisms, without a critical investigation
of their meaning, lead to wild projects, visionary speculations, and pernicious ...
Bryan-Paul Frost, Jeffrey Sikkenga - 2003 - 834 pages
|In the influential pamphlet of the spring of 1776, "Thoughts on Government," |
Adams wrote that "there is no good government but what is republican" and that "
the very definition of a republic is 'an empire of laws and not of men'" (WJA 4:194)
|It is what makes a government a government of laws and not of men. CANONS |
AND PRESUMPTIONS Textualism is often associated with rules of interpretation
called the canons of construction—which have been widely criticized, indeed ...
|Now very passing good indeed-law ! Scene II. In Answer to Chap. II. Whether a |
Commonwealth he rightly defined to he a Government of Laivs and not of Men,
and a Monarchy to be the Government of some Man or few Men, and not of Laws.
|Harrington says, " Government dejure, or ac- " cording to ancient prudence, is an |
art, where- " by a civil society of men is ... upon the foundation of common interest
; " or, to follow Aristotle and Livy, it is an em- " pire of laws and not of men.
|This constrained them to come unto laws, wherein all men might see their duties |
beforehand, and know the penalties of ... The government of the United States
has been emphatically termed a government of laws, and not of men.
|In the realm of wishful thinking, the day may indeed come when Cubans can say |
a definitive farewell to arms, but the post- Castro transition period will not offer
that opportunity. The Elusive "Government of Laws, and Not of Men" John
Ellen Frankel Paul, Fred D. Miller, Jr, Jeffrey Paul - 2001 - 257 pages
|1 This passage is the origin of the slogan "the rule of law not of men," an |
abbreviation of which forms our phrase "the rule of ... Adams introduced the
phrase "government of laws, and not of men" into America in his 1774 "
Novanglus Paper" (no.
|... can easily be concluded by reading through the character sketches of fifty-|
three of the participants done by William Pierce of Georgia at the Convention/7
The central principle of the Constitution, as establishing a rule of law and not of
Roger Pilon - 2000 - 240 pages
|In short, the "rule of law" designates the cluster of values associated with |
conformity to law by government.1 Thus, a "government of laws, not of men,"
refers to a legal and political order in which clear, impersonal, universally
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