The Common Lawyer


Brent WintersBrent Allan Winters

Attorney & Counselor at Law

Brent Allan Winters is an American geologist, common lawyer, author, and teacher.1 Brent grew up on a farm north of Moonshine, Illinois;2 served as diver, U.S. Navy Mobile Diving Unit 1 and aboard carrier USS Coral Sea;3 worked as a geologist4 and mine operator; ran for U.S. Congress;5 and has argued cases before the jury (both State and Federal). "Our common-law way of life and thought," says Brent, "is not only the lifeblood and backbone of our U.S. Declaration of '76 and Constitution, but is also the object of zeal that delivered our country to nationhood and remains the fellowship that defines Americans to the world."7

Brent has written the following books:

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  • Good Book—A Common Lawyer Translates & AnnotatesToward a Raw Translation From the Original Hebrew, Aramaic & Greek Tongues (2012).
  • Winters Translation of the Bible Unannotated—The Good Book Uncooked: Toward a Raw Translation From the Original Hebrew, Aramaic & Greek Tongues (2015).
  • Declaration of '76 & U.S. ConstitutionA Common Lawyer Comments Clause-by-Clause (2010) (218-page pocket-sized booklet).
  • Excellence of the Common Law:
    Contrasting the Common-Law & Civil-Law Traditions In Light of History, Nature, and Scripture (2008) (958-page comparative-law text, with 1000 indexed Bible references).
  • Study Guide for Excellence of the Common Law
    (2008) (40 pages).
  • Juror Handbook
    A Common Lawyer Comments (2010) (96-page pocket booklet).
  • Don't Talk to the Police
    The Reasons for Our Right to Remain Silent (2010) (92-page pocket booklet).
  • Militia of the Several States
    Our Constitution's Answer to its Enemies (2010) (92-page pocket booklet).
  • Teach Freedom
    A Common Lawyer Comments on the Arts of Freedom (1993) (90-page pocket booklet currently being revised)
  • Magna Carta
    A Common Lawyer Comments—Clause by Clause (2015) 


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