Federal law simply defines “county” as the territory owned by or subject to the exclusive jurisdiction of the United States of America.  The States of the second Union, the United States, use the “county” to create a judicial system around an elected “District Attorney” and county court judges who will preside in the “criminal cases” […]

In old movies and usually under the English common law the hero was never the aggressor.  The good guy would never throw the first punch or take the first shot. In old movies and usually under the English common law parents were required to raise their boys to be gentlemen.  Christians turned the other cheek. […]

Proposition 8, which attempted to define marriage in California as a union between one man and one woman, died at the hands of one United States district court judge, whose territorial jurisdiction is limited to the federal territory in California.  Prop 8 died in part because the State of California Governor and Attorney General refused […]

What do these English word combinations have in common?  They all describe a human adult relationship which is not widely recognized by American written law although gay and same sex marriages are finding wider acceptance among the public and written law courts. Ironically, as more States legalize same sex marriage, recognition of common law marriages […]

First, let’s review.   The four Organic Laws of the United States of America represent four different constitutions above the level of the States.  The Declaration of Independence of July 4, 1776 mentions an unwritten Constitution:  “He has combined with others to subject us to a Jurisdiction foreign to our Constitution, and unacknowledged by our Laws; […]

George and Martha Washington had the kind of marriage Frank Sinatra would sing about many years later: Love and marriage, love and marriage,  Go together like a horse and carriage.  This I tell ya, brother, you can’t have one without the other.  While Sinatra crooned, the kind of common law marriage George and Martha Washington […]

With only a few exceptions, the English common law is the law in California.  However, as very few people are aware of that legal fact, statute law has been widely applied outside of the State of California, the territory owned by or subject to the exclusive legislative power of the United States of America.  To […]

The Organic Laws of the United States of America are presented in Volume 1 of the United States Code as the foundation of “the general and permanent laws of the United States.”   This presentation of the four Organic Laws and all the Titles of the United States Code tells us unequivocally that the United States […]

  I teach with a definite purpose and that purpose is to solve problems caused by written law.  All legal problems are caused by written law, so we must always keep written law and unwritten law apart.  Written law always applies to governments and the instruments of government, but only under special circumstances does it […]

An executive mansion was appropriate for the first executive of a long line of Presidents of the United States of America who had no official executive power.  Article II Section 1 of the Constitution of September 17, 1787 had revised the Articles of Confederation of November 15, 1777, to provide for a President with executive […]

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