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LEGAL FOUNDATIONS

Introduction
  1. What is LONANG?
  2. Approach and methodology
  3. Fundamental assumptions
  4. Things we will NOT discuss
  5. Whether LONANG is religious
I.    Framework of Law
  1. Commentaries:
    1. In Search of Lonang
    2. The Sources Of Law
    3. The Characteristics of Law
    4. Equity Jurisprudence
    5. Covenant Law
    6. Jurisdiction
    7. Legal Institutions
    8. The Bible As Law
    9. The Bible In Legal History
    10. A Christian Nation?
  2. Self-Studies:
    1. The Origin of Law
    2. What Is Law?
    3. Law and Equity
    4. Covenant Law
    5. Jurisdiction
    6. The Social Order
    7. The Bible As Law
    8. Civil Power
    9. A Christian Nation?
    10. The Mosaic Law
II.   Individual Government
  1. Individual Self-Government
  2. Inalienable Rights
  3. Animals and the Law
  4. Self-Study: Individual Rights
III.   Family Government
  1. Introduction
  2. Structure & Organization
    1. Family Definition
    2. The Nature of Marriage
    3. Family Self-government
  3. Procreation
    1. Bearing Children
    2. Reproductive Rights
    3. Abortion: First Defend Law, Then Defend Life:
      1. Introduction
      2. Supreme Ct. Opinions Aren't Law
      3. Nationalistic Judicial Decrees?
      4. Failed Plans That Deserve to Fail
  4. Care and Discipline
  5. Dominion and Property
  6. Government intervention
  7. The Big Picture
  8. Conclusion
  9. Self-Study: The Family
IV.   Civil Government
  1. The Nature of Civil Power
  2. Structure & Organization
  3. Police Power
  4. Unlawful Government
    1. Government by Consent and the Independent Agency
    2. Unlawful & Unconstitutional Government Agencies - The List
  5. Civil Disobedience
  6. The Right To Alter or Abolish the Government
    1. God Makes Nations, Men Make Governments
    2. Government Is the Mere Agent of the People
  7. A Convention or Congress of States
V.   Voluntary Associations
  1. Freedom of Association
  2. Private Discrimination
  3. Employment & Labor
  4. Occupational Regulation
  5. Education & Schools
    1. Federal Jurisdiction in Education:
              a. Historical & Constitutional Limits
              b. Acknowledged Limits
              c. Dept of Education - 1867
              d. Dept of Education - 1979

VI.   Law and Religion - Reclaimed!

  1. God of Law and Government
    1. The Big Picture
    2. Knowing God's Will
    3. A Biblical Worldview
    4. Christian Legal Follies
  2. Ecclesiastical Polity
    1. Religious Sovereignty
    2. Church Government
    3. Clergy and Priesthood
  3. Real World Religion
    1. Lawless Religion
    2. Religious Usurpation
    3. Future Law & Religion
  4. Tithing & The Law of God
  5. A Call to Reclaim Church Government
VII.  International Law

LONANG CURRICULUM

I.    Biblical Principles of Law

  1. Law and Justice
  2. Jurisdiction and Authority
II.   Legal Education
  1. A Vision for Legal Education
  2. Thinking About Law from God's Point of View
  3. To Teach The Laws of Nature and Nature's God
  4. A Lonang Alternative to the Religion of American Legal Education
III.   Property
  1. Dominion and Property
  2. Property Rts. in 4th & 5th Amendments
  3. Principles of Property - Outline
  4. The Unalienable Right of Property:
    1. The Declaration of Independence
    2. The Gradual Demise of Property
    3. The Challenge to Secure Property
IV.   Contracts
  1. Vow and Contract
  2. A Look Back at the Contract Clause
    1. Early Years: An Expansive Application
    2. Demise & Evisceration of the Clause
  3. Principles of Contracts - Outline
V.   Crimes
  1. Sex, Crimes & Punishment
  2. Restitution and Punishment
  3. Criminal Law - Outline
VI.   Torts
  1. Fault and Liability
  2. Principles of Torts - Outline
VII.  Procedure

VIII.  Entities

IX.   Professional Ethics

  1. Professional Deportment

CONSTITUTIONAL LAW

I.    Organizing Principles

  1. America's Heritage: Constitutional Liberty:
    1. Introduction
    2. Law and America's Constitutions
    3. Covenant and Constitutions
    4. A Common People
  2. The Laws of Nature & Nature's God:
    1. True Foundation of American Law
    2. Cornerstone of Inalienable Rights
    3. Basis of Republican Government
    4. Legal Framework for a Nation
II.   Federalism
  1. A Federal Republic
  2. Repeal of the 17th Amendment & the Restoration of Federalism:
    1. Senatorial Election by the States
    2. Debate Over Popular Election
    3. A Fault and A Recommendation
  3. Federalism Outlines:
    1. The Federal System
    2. The Commerce Power
    3. "Dormant" Commerce Clause
    4. State Authority

III.   Separation of Powers

  1. Separation of Civil Powers
  2. Legislative and Executive Powers
  3. A Constitutional Presidency:
    1. Qualifications & Legitimate Powers
    2. Domestic Policy & Foreign Policy
  4. Separation of Powers Outlines:
    1. Legislative Power
    2. Executive Power
IV.   Judicial Power
  1. Judicial Power & Judicial Review
  2. When Judges Run Amok
  3. Bias in the Halls of Justice
  4. The Nature of Judgment
  5. Judicial Power Outlines:
    1. Judicial Power - Outline
    2. Judicial Limitations - Outline
V.   Taxing & Spending
  1. Taxing & Spending Overview
  2. Federal Taxation In the U.S.:
    1. Lonang Principles of Taxation
    2. Biblical Models of Taxation
    3. Constitutional Tax Principles
    4. Application of Tax Principles
  3. Taxing & Spending Outline
VI.   Equality
  1. Equality and Mankind
  2. A Common People, A Common Law
  3. Legal Equality: No Respecter of Persons
  4. Equal Protection Outlines:
    1. Equality Overview
    2. Racial Equality
    3. Gender Equality
    4. Affirmative Action
    5. Voting and Travel
    6. The Poor and Education
VII.  Religious Liberty
  1. The Authority to Define A "Church"
  2. Unalienable Rights, Equality and the Free Exercise of Religion:
    1. Laws of Nature and Nature's God
    2. The Declaration of Independence
    3. Acknowledge God/Religious Tests
    4. A Bill of Rights to Protect Religion
    5. Supreme Ct. & Religious Liberty
      1. Educ. Rights Cannot Be Coerced
      2. Equality or Inequality?
      3. Governmental Recognition of God
  3. Religious Liberty Outlines:
    1. Religious Liberty Fundamentals
    2. Establishment Clause
    3. Free Exercise Clause
VIII.  Free Speech & Press
  1. Jurisdiction and Liberty
  2. Free Speech & Press Outlines:
IX.   Due Process

X.   Articles IV, V & VI

XI.   The Bill of Rights

  1. 2nd Amend. Right of Self-defense:
    1. Self-Government & Self-Defense
    2. Self-Defense: Constitutional Provisions
    3. Modern Developments/Conclusion
XII.  Restoring the Rule of Law
  1. God and Country: Reviving the American Republic
  2. America's Heritage: Constitutional Liberty:
    1. Reclaiming Dominion
    2. A Righteous Example
    3. Restoring the Rule of Law
    4. A Covenant People