A Law Unto Himself
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"A Law Unto Himself" is a 1914 short drama film directed by Robert Z. Leonard.
- country: United States of America
- language: English Language
- genre: Drama
- released on (100 years ago)
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CHAMBERS'S ENCYCLOPAEDIA: A DICTIONARY OF UNIVERSAL KNOWLEDGE FOR THE PEOPLE ILLUSTRATED WITH MAPS AND NUMEROUS WOOD ENGRAVINGS REVISED EDITION VOL. X (1874)
Each being a law unto himself, they had conilicting dcsirea, and this led to quarrelling, and eventually to schism. Among the men, there were some who contested with Noyes the .leadership of the fraternity ; and among the women, one or two ...
An Encyclopedia of History, Politics, and the Law by Pam Dixon Executive Director
If the Government becomes a lawbreaker, it breeds contempt for law; it invites every man to become a law unto himself; it invites anarchy.‰ Nor can it lightly be assumed that, as a practical matter, adoption of the exclusionary rule 432 | Primary ...
An Encyclopedia by Nancy S. Lind, Erik T. Rankin
To permit individuals to exempt themselves from such regulations would make „ professed doctrines of religious belief superior to the law of the land,‰ and in effect „permit every citizen to become a law unto himself.‰ The Sherbert test, said ...
by Mary Bosworth
to become a law unto himself; it invites anarchy. (dissenting opinion Olmstead v. United States, 1928) —Eric Roark See also American Civil Liberties Union; Cell Search; First Amendment; Freedom of Information Act 1966; Increase in Prison ...
by David Schultz, John R. Vile
would be to make the professed doctrines of religious beliefs superior to the law of the land, and in effect to permit every citizen to become a law unto himself. Government could exist only in name under such ...
by John R. Shook
In Friedrich Schelling's theories, art becomes a spiritual discipline, and the artist as genius becomes a law unto himself. On McMahon's telling of it, the beaux arts formula in the hands of the Germans made beauty cum art into a philos- ophy of ...
A Dictionary of Diplomacy (2003)
by G. Berridge, A. James
telegraph – by making it possible to issue new *instructions almost instantaneously – is generally believed to have made extinct the great ambassador such as Stratford *Canning, who was 'great' largely by virtue of being a law unto himself.
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Quotes about A Law Unto Himself
FOR him I sing,
I raise the Present on the Past,
(As some perennial tree, out of its roots, the present on the past:)
With time and space I him dilate--and fuse the immortal laws,
To make himself, by them, the law unto himself. (Walt Whitman)
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