Common Law Training

The Excellence of the Common Law by: Brent Allan Winters

  • § 6.3.1 Executive Orders 738
  • § 6.3.2 Government Lawyers as Judges 740
  • § 6.4 A Specific Call 742
  • § 6.5 Final Remarks 747

Common Law Training

The Excellence of the Common Law by: Brent Allan Winters

  • § 5.3.4 Common Law –vs– Republican Forms 705
  • § 5.3.5 Democracy: Tyranny’s Lurking Place 710
  • § 5.3.5.1 Jury Veto of the Majority Will 713
  • § 5.3.5.2 Majority Power Over the Courts 716
  • § 5.4 Summary of Major Distinctions 718
  • Chapter VI Conclusion
  • § 6.1 Summing Up 725
  • § 6.2 False Safety 730
  • § 6.3 Present Danger: Administrative Law & Fear 732

Common Law Training

The Excellence of the Common Law by: Brent Allan Winters

  • § 5.2 Civil Law’s Wide Appeal & Reception 669
  • § 5.2.1 Civil Law’s Semi-Deified State 673
  • § 5.2.2 Civil Law Demands Central Control 679
  • § 5.2.3 Daniel’s Roman Empire: Civil Law Among Men 682
  • § 5.3 Common Law: Controlled by First Principles 685
  • § 5.3.1 Common Law: Some First Principles 692
  • § 5.3.2 From General Principle to Specific Application 701
  • § 5.3.3 Common Law’s Five Facets 702

Common Law Training

The Excellence of the Common Law by: Brent Allan Winters

  • § 5.1.8 Law –vs– Legalism 644
  • § 5.1.9 Universities: Humanism –vs– Providence 651
  • § 5.1.10 Inquisitional Torture –vs– Due Process 654
  • § 5.1.10.1 The Inquisitor’s Goal: Confession 660
  • § 5.1.10.2 The Presumption of Innocence 662
  • § 5.1.10.3 Reasonable Doubt of Guilt 664
  • § 5.1.11 Civil Law’s Weapons: Fear & False Security 667

Common Law Training

The Excellence of the Common Law by: Brent Allan Winters

  • § 5.1.5.3 Due Process: The Law of the Land 615
  • § 5.1.5.4 Cross-Examination: Engine of Truth 619
  • § 5.1.5.5 Powers: Separate –vs– Combined 630
  • § 5.1.5.6 Judicial Dissent –vs– State Solidarity 631
  • § 5.1.6 Revolution: Reality –vs–Utopia 635
  • § 5.1.7 Counsel –vs– Dogma 643

Common Law Training

The Excellence of the Common Law by: Brent Allan Winters

  • § 5.1.4.1 Court Findings –vs– State Legislation 587
  • § 5.1.4.2 Legislative Infallibility 593
  • § 5.1.4.3 Legislative Finality 595
  • § 5.1.4.4 The Danger of Legislation 597
  • § 5.1.5 Adversarial –vs– Inquisitorial 600
  • § 5.1.5.1 Real Case & Controversy 607
  • § 5.1.5.2 Process Focus –vs– Result Focus 609

Common Law Training

The Excellence of the Common Law by: Brent Allan Winters

  • § 5.1.3 Due Process –vs– Scholasticism 578
  • § 5.1.4 Facts –vs– Speculation 581
  • § 5.1.4.1 Court Findings –vs– State Legislation 587
  • § 5.1.4.2 Legislative Infallibility 593
  • § 5.1.4.3 Legislative Finality 595
  • § 5.1.4.4 The Danger of Legislation 597

Common Law Training

The Excellence of the Common Law by: Brent Allan Winters

  • § 4.10 Common Law’s Accord with Scripture 537
  • Chapter V Common Law & Civil Law Contrasted
  • § 5.1 Rival Worldviews: Common Law –vs– Civil Law 558
  • § 5.1.1 Fountain of Law: God –vs– the State 564
  • § 5.1.2 Natural Law: Common Sense –vs– Baseless Logic 569

Common Law Training

The Excellence of the Common Law by: Brent Allan Winters

  • § 4.6 Common Law & Loyalty to Law 516
  • § 4.7 Capital Trials & Due Process: Biblical Standards 524
  • § 4.8 The Common-Law Right to Remain Silent 528
  • § 4.8.1 Erosion of the Right to Remain Silent 529
  • § 4.8.2 Scripture & Being Slow to Speak 532
  • § 4.9 Common-Law Outlawry 533

Common Law Training

The Excellence of the Common Law by: Brent Allan Winters

  • § 4.3.5 Jury Authority & Power 501
  • § 4.3.6 Twelve Jurors –vs– One Judge 503
  • § 4.3.7 The Jury & Government 506
  • § 4.4 Going to Law 507
  • § 4.5 Common Law’s Rule of Law 509
  • § 4.5.1 Rule of Law in the Ancient World 513
  • § 4.5.2 Rule of Law in Scripture 515