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Necessitas for public welfare trumped the "rule of law" and resulted in the suspension of syndication (the review of officials' conduct at the end of their service), which in turn was key to the increasing centralization and repression of government.
11-17 where Albert also uses the term necessitas ex suppositione.
Hargrove not only deals with conventional categories of leadership or with the interplay of fortuna and necessitas (in modern terms, with contingency, chaos, complexity, and probability).