Gideon's TrumpetGIDEON, The Connecticut Law Tribune
Gideon: Appellate Decisions Diminish Stature Of Judges
"A free people [claim] their rights as derived from the laws of nature, and not as the gift of their chief magistrate." So wrote Thomas Jefferson in 1774, foreshadowing his more famous quote about the "inherent and inalienable rights" of men, in the Declaration of Independence.
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