The Supreme Court Lecture One

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The Supreme Court

First Lecture - Judges Rewrite the Constitution

Instructor: Andy Schlafly

How did our country go from being the world leader to a nation with more metal detectors than Bibles in our schools, some of the highest taxes in the world, and an ambiguous definition of marriage? Liberal judges, and particularly the Warren Court (1953-1969) but continuing until the present, are responsible for our transformation from moral and economic leadership to widespread despair, particularly among our youth.

Sadly, many Americans have forgotten what they learned in their American government course: the United States of America is a Republic organized under three branches of government, the executive, legislative, and judicial. They all share in the duty of balancing their powers. This ingenious system of checks and balances has not only served the United States well at the federal level, but also the states have modeled this form of government. It has worked well.

But where did America go wrong? Is it our system that is flawed? No, our system is the best in the history of mankind. However, we must use our system to stand up and tell our elected representatives to restore the balance between the three branches of government, or judicial imperialism will destroy us.

The Constitution clearly vests “all” legislative powers in the Congress, but because of the inaction of our elected representatives, the judiciary has made sweeping changes to our laws, effectively neutering the authority and responsibilities of Congress. Consider that judges, not elected representatives, have invented the “right” to have an abortion, the “right” for illegal aliens to receive tax free benefits, and effectively outlawed public and school displays of the Ten Commandments. Should these new laws not have been debated and voted on by those representatives we worked so hard to elect?

We need judges to make decisions based on current laws, laws that have been reviewed, debated, and voted on, but we do not want judges making new laws. By usurping the authority of other branches of government, they are effectively, and single-handedly, erasing the rules our founders so deliberately created.

This course will help you understand more about our Constitution, the separation of powers, and what you can do to help restore America to a nation of laws and not men. Whether it is a new definition of “due process” or an “interpretation” that the Pledge of Allegiance is unconstitutional, you will learn what the Constitution allows, prohibits, and clearly states – you will be able to answer the tough questions of the day.

Each lecture will focus on one area of law:

During this course we will build a 3000-case library for the U.S. Supreme Court that will be the most current, complete, and liberal bias-free online free legal database on the internet.