Constitutional Law Site Map

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Therefore keep the words of this covenant and do them, that you may prosper in all that you do. Deut. 29:9.

CONSTITUTIONAL LAW

I.    Organizing Principles

  1. The Laws of Nature & Nature’s God:
    1. True Foundation of American Law
    2. Cornerstone of Inalienable Rights
    3. Basis of Republican Government
    4. Legal Framework for a Nation
  2. America’s Heritage: Constitutional Liberty:
    1. Introduction
    2. Law and America’s Constitutions
    3. Covenant and Constitutions
    4. A Common People, A Common Law
    5. A Federal Republic
    6. Separation of Civil Powers
    7. Legislative and Executive Powers
    8. Judicial Power & Judicial Review
    9. Taxing & Spending
    10. Jurisdiction and Liberty
    11. Reclaiming Dominion
    12. A Righteous Example
    13. Restoring the Rule of Law
    14. A Covenant People

II.   Federalism

  1. A Federal Republic
  2. Repeal of the Seventeenth Amendment: A Step Towards the Restoration of Federalism In America
    1. Senatorial Election by the States
    2. Debate Over Popular Election and an Analysis of the 17th Amendment
    3. A Discovered Fault and A Recommendation
  3. Federalism Outlines:
    1. The Federal System
    2. The Commerce Power
    3. “Dormant” Commerce Clause
    4. State Authority

III.   Separation of Powers

  1. Separation of Civil Powers
  2. Legislative and Executive Powers
  3. A Constitutional Presidency:
    1. Qualifications and the Legitimate Exercise of Power
    2. Domestic Policy & Foreign Policy
  4. Separation of Powers Outlines:
    1. Legislative Power
    2. Executive Power

IV.   Judicial Power

  1. Judicial Power & Judicial Review
  2. When Judges Run Amok
  3. Bias in the Halls of Justice
  4. Judicial Supremacy: A Doctrine of, by, and for Tyrants
  5. The Nature of Judgment
  6. Judicial Power Outlines:
    1. Judicial Power – Outline
    2. Judicial Limitations – Outline

V.   Taxing & Spending

  1. Taxing & Spending Overview
  2. Federal Taxation In the U.S.: A Biblical and Constitutional Perspective
    1. Lonang Principles of Taxation
    2. Biblical Models of Taxation
    3. Constitutional Tax Principles
    4. Application of Tax Principles

VI.   Equality

  1. A Common People, A Common Law
  2. Legal Equality: No Respecter of Persons
  3. Equal Protection Outlines:
    1. Equality Overview
    2. Racial Equality
    3. Gender Equality
    4. Affirmative Action
    5. Voting and Travel
    6. The Poor and Education

VII.  Religious Liberty

  1. The Authority to Define A “Church”
  2. Unalienable Rights, Equality and the Free Exercise of Religion:
    1. Laws of Nature and Nature’s God
    2. The Declaration of Independence, Equality and Unalienable Rights
    3. Constitutional Acknowledgment of God and Prohibition of Religious Tests
    4. A Bill of Rights to Protect Religious Liberty
    5. The Supreme Court, Equality, Unalienable Rights and Religious Liberty
      1. Unalienable Rights Cannot be Compelled or Coerced in Education
      2. Equality or Inequality?
      3. Governmental Reliance on and Recognition of God the Creator
  3. Religious Liberty Outlines:
    1. Religious Liberty Fundamentals
    2. Establishment Clause
    3. Free Exercise Clause

VIII.  Free Speech & Press

  1. Jurisdiction and Liberty
  2. Free Speech & Press Outlines:

IX.   Due Process

  1. Procedural Due Process
  2. Substantive Due Process
  3. The Takings Clause
  4. Privacy Rights
  5. Abortion: First Defend Law, Then Defend Life:
    1. What the Pro-Life Movement Needs After Decades of Failure
    2. Supreme Ct. Opinions Like Roe v. Wade Aren’t Law At All
    3. Diverse Constitutional Remedies or Nationalistic Judicial Decrees?
    4. Failed Plans That Deserve to Fail

X.   Articles IV, V & VI

  1. An Article V Constitutional Convention
  2. The Supremacy Clause and the Myth of Judicial Supremacy

XI.   The Bill of Rights

  1. The Incorporation Doctrine: A Fallacy

    1. Rules of Interpretation Established and Applied
    2. Rules of Interpretation Abandoned and Perverted
  2. Self-Government and the Unalienable Right of Self-Defense: Restoring the Second Amendment
    1. Self-Government & Self-Defense
    2. Self-Defense: Constitutional Provisions
    3. Modern Developments Since the Bill of Rights/Conclusion
  3. The Ninth Amendment In Light of the Declaration of Independence
    1. The Declaration of Independence
    2. The Nature of Rights Retained
    3. A Rule of Construction / The Nature of Protection Given

XII.  Restoring the Rule of Law

  1. God and Country: Reviving the American Republic
  2. America’s Heritage: Constitutional Liberty:
    1. Reclaiming Dominion
    2. A Righteous Example
    3. Restoring the Rule of Law
    4. A Covenant People