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"How many times have we rehashed this?" ?

"Our system of law is not based on English common law."

Until YOU get it !

Read a little why don't you. Here's a good single source Primer for you.

A General View of the Origin and Nature of the Constitution and Government of the United States:
- Henry Baldwin

Deduced from the Political History and Condition of the Colonies and States, from 1774 Until 1788. And the Decisions of the Supreme Court of the United States. Together with Opinions in the Cases Decided at January Term, 1837, Arising on the Restraints on the Powers of the States (Google eBook)

"The Bible is not accepted as law in the courtroom."

Yeah, you only Swear Oath on it.

Does Form and Social Philosophy totally escape you ?

The Constitution is a Trust : http://www.The-Legacy.Info