Ann Arbor may be too liberal for Nelson, but Vermont is off the scales, the place that pioneered gay marriage, universal health care for children, even gasp the localvore movement:
Thoughts on how an ordinary citizen can make a difference by strengthening faith in God, family, and country. Declaration of Independence We hold these truths to be self-evident, that all men are created equal, that they are endowed by their Creator with certain unalienable Rights, that among these are Life, Liberty and the pursuit of Happiness.
Sunday, November 29, Establish Justice The Founders designed the Constitution to "establish justice," meaning equal justice for all. This principle assumes the Right for every resident of the United States to be protected as to life, liberty, and property and to be presumed innocent until proven guilty in a court of law.
That to secure these rights, Governments are instituted among Men…. Cleon Skousen explained how government establishes and protects justice: For the accused, justice requires the opportunity to hear and understand the charge, cross-examine those who are making the charge, have a fair and speedy trial, and have an opportunity to repair the wrong if found guilty" The Making of America - The Substance and Meaning of the Constitution, p The Founders were aware of injustices heaped upon citizens by Rome, Athens, Carthage, Great Britain and other nations, and they desired to establish a republican form of government to control all the previously known evils.
The Founders also believed that the moral sense of justice was a part of every human being born upon earth. Thomas Jefferson said, "Man was created for social intercourse, but social intercourse cannot be maintained without a sense of justice; then man must have been created with a sense of justice" The Making of America, p I too believe that each child is born with a moral sense of justice.
Even little children have been heard to say, "That's not fair!
A possible injustice would be putting one or more children in time out without doing anything to deserve it and then reward another child with a treat. I'm sure you will hear cries of "That's not fair! Another suggestion for an evidence lesson would be to hold a mock court with members of the family serving as judge, jury, plaintiff and defendant.
This idea came from a memory of when my own children were growing up. On different occasions, a young person would feel that my decision was unfair and would call for a trial in a family court. As I remember, the experience provided an opportunity for real discussion and learning for everyone involved.
Thomas Jefferson reminded us, "When one undertakes to administer justice, it must be with an even hand and by rule; what is done for one must be done for everyone in equal degree" The Making of America, p For judgment to be true justice, it must be fair.
It must be administered equally and exactly to all.By Tom Clynes With contributions by David Alexander Your first thought, when watching the video, is, “This can’t be happening in Ann Arbor.” The recording, from late last year, depicts a lawyerless father clearing his throat and.
Mental illness has touched many of our families and many of our friends Mental illness is a problem affecting all sectors of American society. The rule of law is "The authority and influence of law in society, esp[ecially] when viewed as a constraint on individual and institutional behavior; (hence) the principle whereby all members of a society (including those in government) are considered equally subject to publicly disclosed legal codes and processes".
The phrase "the rule of law" refers to a . Justice is another term for fairness or giving everyone his due. So, for example, Lord Denning once defined the concept as ‘the solution that the majority of right-minded people would consider fair.' Which begs a number of questions.
The Bible and. Thomas Jefferson reminded us, "When one undertakes to administer justice, it must be with an even hand and by rule; what is done for one must be done for everyone in equal degree" (The Making of America, p ).
For judgment to be true justice, it must be . Equal justice under law is a phrase engraved on the front of the United States Supreme Court building in Washington D.C. It is also a societal ideal that has influenced the American legal system..
The phrase was proposed by the building's architects, and then approved by judges of the Court in