the great charter :
- n the royal charter of political rights given to rebellious English barons by King John in 1215
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- Volokh Conspiracy: Defining American privileges and immunities
We stand on the constitutional rights of the citizen; those rights specified and enumerated in the great charter of American liberty.... [T]here is no power, legislative executive or judicial, State or national, that has authority to transgress or invade them; and the protection of these rights must be made co-extensive with American citizenship.
May 5, 2014 - Washington Post