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A Law Unto Himself


"A Law Unto Himself" is a 1914 short drama film directed by Robert Z. Leonard.

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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 ...

Google previewSurveillance in America: An Encyclopedia of History, Politics, and the Law [2 volumes] (2016)

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 ...

Google previewFirst Amendment Rights: An Encyclopedia [2 volumes] (2012)

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 ...

Google previewEncyclopedia of Prisons and Correctional Facilities (2004)

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 ...

Google previewThe Encyclopedia of Civil Liberties in America (2015)

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 ...

Google previewDictionary Of Modern American Philosophers (2005)

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 ...

Google previewA 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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