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Federalist Papers. No. 83, Alexander Hamilton

FOUNDERS CORNER LIBRARY: MAJOR WORKS Saturday, July 5, Wednesday, July 9, Saturday July 12, 1788 Judiciary in relation to trial by jury, interpreting written law of...

Spooner: Trial By Jury

Background of the American Civil War In 1852, abolitionist Lysander Spooner publishes an essay arguing that private citizens serving as jurors are the final arbiters...

John G. Palfrey: On the Slave Power

Background of the Civil War During the year 1846, historian John G. Palfrey publishes a series of papers in the Boston Whig.   It is often wisdom,...

Tocqueville, Democracy In America, Appendix R

Democracy In America, Alexis de Tocqueville, 1831 Appendix R The Federal Constitution has introduced the jury into the tribunals of the Union, just as the states...

Causes Which Mitigate The Tyranny Of The Majority In The US

Democracy In America, Alexis de Tocqueville, 1831 Volume 1, Chapter 16, Causes Which Mitigate The Tyranny Of The Majority In The United States ABSENCE OF CENTRALIZED...

Samuel Adams On the Right to Trial By Jury

Liberty Letters Quote of the Day, Samuel Adams (1764) And it is also certain that this Law admits of our Properties being tried, in Controversies...

The Anti-Federalist Papers No. 83: Luther Martin

The Federal Judiciary and the Issue of Trial by Jury Luther Martin By Luther Martin of Maryland. . . . . in all those cases, where the...

Juries: A Double Edged Sword

Tyranny Unmasked with Steven Montgomery A short history of the right of a jury to decide matters of law as well as fact. And the...

Madison’s Notes: The Federal Convention of 1787: August 28

Debates for 28 August 1787 on nullification, trial by jury, habeas corpus, free trade between states, paper money, ex post facto law, federal court jurisdiction

Madison's Notes: The Federal Convention of 1787: August 28

Debates for 28 August 1787 on nullification, trial by jury, habeas corpus, free trade between states, paper money, ex post facto law, federal court jurisdiction

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