It is no secret—the Constitutional Convention, which began meeting in Philadelphia on May 25, 1787, produced the Constitution of September 17, 1787 in secret, so it would appear to be a replacement for the Articles of Confederation of November 15, 1777.  The true meaning of  the Preamble is the secret of  the Constitutional Convention.  Everyone […]

Every serious student of  the Constitution of September 17, 1787 should have a copy of volume one of  the United States Code, Prepared and published under the authority of  Title 2, U.S. Code, Section 285b, by the Office of  the Law Revision Counsel of  the House of Representatives.  There are about fifty titles in the […]

Black’s Law Dictionary 4th Ed. defines positive law as, “Law actually and specifically enacted or adopted by proper authority for the government of  an organized jural society.” Title 28 Judiciary and Judicial Procedure of  the United States Code has been enacted into positive law, which simply means Title 28 accurately reflects the Statute Law from […]

On June 21, 1788, New Hampshire became the ninth State to ratify “this Constitution,” the Constitution of September 17, 1787, which was the one presented to the United States in Congress assembled, the Confederation Congress, for submission to the thirteen States for ratification.  Article VII of “this Constitution” provided:  “The Ratification of the Conventions of […]

Mel of Texas, one of my Students has fallen behind and he wants to catch up.  This Post is for Mel and every one else who thinks law and government may be too complicated to understand. First, “this Constitution” was never intended to be more than a piece of paper.  To be more than a […]

George Washington didn’t want to be just another one of  the “presidents before Washington” so, he became President of  the May 25, 1787 secret Constitutional Convention, where he got the delegates to write the Constitution so that he could become President of the United States simply by taking this oral oath: “I, George Washington, do […]

  I got this e-mail from a Student.  My response appears below his e-mail:  “These questions may be too simple.  However, what meaning does the term BAR have in relation to an attorney or a lawyer?  What does it mean when someone says they have their BAR card?  There seems to be much confusion out […]

The Constitution of the United States is thought, by those, who have not mastered that devious document, to have established a new government which replaced the former government, the United States of America, which operated under the Articles of Confederation of November 15, 1777.  Constitutional law is taught in this nation’s law schools based on […]

My May 28, 2009 Post sets out the oral coronation oath she took on June 2, 1953.  On November 4, 1952, she subscribed the name, Elizabeth R, to this declaration prescribed by an act of Parliament: “I, ELIZABETH do solemnly and sincerely in the presence of God profess, testify, and declare that I am a […]

Black’s Law Dictionary 4th Ed. defines “sovereign” as follows: “A person, body or state in which independent and supreme authority is vested; a chief ruler with supreme power; a king or other ruler with limited power. King George III was king from 1760 to 1820.  Parliament limits the power of the English monarch as can […]

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