"Each time a man
stands up for an
If a nation expects to be ignorant and free, in a state of
civilization, it expects what never was and never will be.
Thomas Jefferson, 1816.
This is a good place to start.
You will find lots of good stuff in plain English that is
not taught in law school. Warning: If you are an
idealistic sort of person who tends to side with
freedom for the people, then this site may be your
government's worst nightmare, especially after you read
about jury duty, what the
legal difference is between
being one of the people of the country and one of the
citizens, and why we pledge allegiance to the Republic
instead of a democracy.
ideal, or acts to improve
the lot of others, or
strikes out against injustice, he sends forth a tiny ripple of
hope, and crossing each other from a million different centers
of energy and daring, those ripples build a current which
can sweep down the mightiest walls of
oppression and resistance."
Robert F. Kennedy
June 6th 1966