Court rules

Every court must be subject to detailed rules that minutely prescribe its procedures and powers. This gives uniformity and predictability to the conduct of legal proceedings and casts judges in the role of mere technicians, rather than arbitrary tyrants.


The legislation which establishes every court must minutely prescribe its powers and jurisdiction. A court must never be allowed to determine its own powers, jurisdiction, or rules. Otherwise the judges, in expanding their jurisdiction, become a law unto...