The Judge and the Assassin

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  • Spinkos tourney,Partial Semi-Finals: Assasination of US citizens is constitutional

    Actually, The Federalist introduces the need for energy in government considerably before it associates energy with the executive…One should not believe that a strong executive is needed only for quick action in emergencies, though that is the function mentioned first…The case for a strong executive begins from urgent necessity and extends to necessity in the sense of efficacy and even greatness. According to the 6th amendment to the constitution, in the bill of rights, “In all criminal prosecutions, the accused shall enjoy the right to a speedy and public trial, by an impartial jury of the State and district wherein the crime shall have been committed, which district shall have been previously ascertained by law, and to be informed of the nature and cause of the accusation; to be confronted with the witnesses against him; to have compulsory process for obtaining witnesses in his favor, and to have the Assistance of Counsel for his defence.” [1] One cannot...

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  • Can the assassination of a dictator be justified?

    This action is only taken if the assassin has something to gain. If the assassin is carrying out this task for the protection of the rest of the citizens then his actions can be perfectly justifiable. An assassination also allows the assassin(s) to manipulate the crime scene so they can make the public believe what they need them to believe.

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