Civil liberties had their origin and must find their ultimate guaranty in the faith of the people. If that faith should be lost, five or nine men in Washington could not long supply its want.

Justice Robert H. Jackson (1892-1954) US Supreme Court Justice
Douglas v. Jeannette 319 U.S. 157, 182 (1943) [Concurring]
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