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British Riot Act of 1715

At the request of King George, a BRITISH RIOT ACT was passed July 20,1715 to control riots in the Homeland and the Colonies. If 12 our more people were disturbing the peace or in an unlawful assembly a Magistrate could “READ THE RIOT ACT” giving them a period of time to disperse (usually 15-minutes or  Full Article…

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What Is Rule Of Law

A “Rule of Law” is commonly defined as: the mechanism, process, institution, practice, or norm that supports the equality of all citizens before the law, secures a nonarbitrary form of government, and more generally prevents the arbitrary use of power. The First 10 Amendments of the US Constitution (known as the “Bill of Rights”) provides  Full Article…

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