An Issue of Individual Sovereignty: The Loss of Constitutional Rights – An Unadjudicated Issue Summarized


  • Ryan Chae Florida Atlantic University


Constitutional Law, Democracy, Government Corruption


America has long since been known as the land of the free, and although this notion maintains some legitimacy, corruption runs rampant more than ever, slowly limiting the democracy of a once truly free nation. Some of the most prominent philosophers who founded this great state argued against the establishment of government due to their fear of tyranny. Despite their best efforts through the US Constitution, tyranny may well be on its way through the form of governmental corruption as a mere stepping stone to a total paradigm reversion of a time reminiscent of 18th Century England; the very thing our forefathers rebelled against.

Author Biography

Ryan Chae, Florida Atlantic University

Ryan Chae graduated from FAU in 2012, and was the proud founder of the Undergraduate Law Journal. Ryan currently attends Nova Southeastern Law and hopes to contribute to the continuous development of the Undergraduate Law Journal for years to come, so that an expansion of legal education may take place at FAU.