There's a scene in the film A Man for All Seasons, about the English lawyer Sir Thomas More, in which More is asked to arrest a man. He asks why, they say he's a bad man. He says that's not against the law. They say it is, God's law.
He says, well then God can arrest him. In fact, he says, the Devil himself could walk through England and he wouldn't once arrest him until or unless he committed a crime. Someone else than asks, "Oh so you would give the Devil the benefit of law?" "Yes," More says.
"What would you do? Cut a great road through the law to get after the Devil?" Yes, the other says." And when the last law was down, and the Devil turned round on you, where would you hide, the laws all being flat?"
More then draws an analogy between laws and trees. He says they are planted all over England, man's laws, not God's laws. If you cut them all down "do you really think you could stand upright in the winds that would blow then?"
He concludes, finally: "Yes, I'd give the Devil the benefit of law, for my own safety's sake!"

I'm reminded of this because of the vids of JZ doing the rounds. Due process is not procedure for procedure's sake, it safeguards all of our rights. Rule of law not by men.

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