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Your View: UMass Dartmouth School of Law — Happy birthday to rule of law

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Article

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2015

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Today is the 800th birthday of Magna Carta, the “Great Charter,” which inaugurated government limited by the rule of law. When King John affixed his seal to the parchment, however unwillingly, he was acknowledging that he could no longer tax and punish and rule at will.

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Posted on SouthCoast Today on June 15, 2015.