A Usable Summary of Parliamentary Procedure

January 10th, 2013 by

A Usable Summary of Parliamentary Procedure by Paul Stam Revised January 2013 The purpose of parliamentary procedure is to facilitate the accomplishment of an organization’s purposes while protecting the right of each member to participate. AUTHORITY Most civic groups, political organizations, churches and denominations have organizational documents such as constitutions, bylaws, articles of incorporation or […]

Appellate Cases

January 2nd, 2004 by

Appellate Cases By: Paul Stam, Representative of the 37th District NC Supreme Court Delconte v. North Carolina (home schooling upheld), 313 NC 384 (1985) Amicus for the Rutherford Institute Maready v. Winston-Salem (economic incentives upheld), 342 NC 708 (1996) Amicus for John Locke Foundation Pulliam v. Smith – (custody/change of circumstance/active homosexuals) Amicus for NC […]

Latin Legal Maxims

January 1st, 2004 by

Latin Legal┬áMaxims By: Paul Stam, Representative of the 37th District Objective: Match the Latin maxim with its English translation and give yourself a reward. ____ 1. Quasi agnum committere lupo, ad devorandum. ____ 2. Lex non exacte definit, sed arbitrio boni viri permittit. ____ 3. Omnibus qui reipublicae praesunt etiam atque etiam mando, ut omnibus […]