Browsing All posts tagged under »stare decisis«

Constitutional Rights Are Only Real if They Can’t Be Denied: On the Price of Tolerating Bad Law

August 22, 2015

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“Americans need to wake up to the sobering fact they are living in an ongoing Constitutional crisis in the U.S.A. Their Constitutional rights are being deep-sixed by the courts in bulk. And once they’re gone, they’re gone forever, [with] ‘precedent’ and ‘stare decisis’ standing in their place.” —Former attorney Larry Smith, author of BuncyBlawg.com Imagine […]

What HE Said: On Why Once a Restraining Order Fraud Has Been Put Over on the Courts, It Sticks like Pigeon Scat on a Car Hood

November 14, 2013

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A principle of law that everyone ensnarled in any sort of legal shenanigan should be aware of is stare decisis. This Latin phrase means “to abide by, or adhere to, decided things” (Black’s Law Dictionary). Law proceeds and “evolves” in accordance with stare decisis. Anybody who’s read a Grisham novel or seen its screen adaptation […]