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common law constitutional law law Sovereign Citizens

Can ‘common law constables’ and ‘sovereign citizens’ circumvent legal precedents?

Activists are now handing out ‘writs’ as part of the trend drawing on non-existent ‘common law’ and ‘sovereign citizen rights’ movements to ‘overturn’ constitutional laws. Photo: An anti-lockdown protest in April 2021. Photograph: Guy Bell/Rex/Shutterstock...