If one man can be allowed to determine for himself what is law, every man can. That means first chaos, then tyranny. Legal process is an essential part of the democratic process.
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Source Notes: Source: Justice FELIX FRANKFURTER, concurring, United States v. Mine Workers, 330 U.S. 312 .
Felix Frankfurter (November 15, 1882 February 22, 1965) was a United States Supreme Court Associate Justice.