Setting apart for the moment questions concerning the equality of ladies, or that of slaves, who were not counted as males with equal rights at the time of the declaration—can the statement be empirically confirmed, or is it merely a matter of a priori information? (A priori means “current within the thoughts previous to and unbiased of experience.”) Or is the statement about equality a matter of faith or belief, probably not provable either scientifically or rationally?
European Union legislation is the primary and, so far, solely instance of an internationally accepted legal system apart from the UN and the World Trade Organisation. Given the pattern of increasing global economic integration, many regional agreements—especially the African Union—search to observe an identical model. In the EU, sovereign nations have gathered their authority in a system of courts and the European Parliament. These establishments are allowed the flexibility to enforce authorized norms … Read More