quis custodiet ipsos custodes?

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quis custodiet ipsos custodes?

(kwɪs kʊsˈtəʊdɪˌɛt ˈɪpsɒs kʊsˈtəʊdiːz)
who will guard the guards?

quis custodiet ipsos custodes?

A Latin phrase meaning who will guard the guards?
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'I have brought out a publication which title is in Latin but it means 'Who watches the Watchmen' .
(Who watches the watchmen?) asked the Roman satirist Juvenal rhetorically two millennia back.
Who watches the watchmen? On April 3, a unanimous Court of Appeals panel affirmed the dismissal of the latter two requests, but said that Boyce had standing to bring an action seeking interpretation of the statutes on concurrent jurisdiction for a court to discipline attorneys' misconduct.
For there remains the riddle--congruent with the recurrent riddling of Macbeth and its Wayward Sisters--classically posed by Juvenal (or someone who revised Juvenal) and more recently resumed by Alan Moore and Dave Gibbons, of "Quis custodiet ipsos custodes?" i.e., "Who watches the watchmen?" (5) And what happens when a regal Watchman is far away from the realm he is supposed to be watching over?
Who watches the watchmen?' Earlier, Roda Severino, Bantay Bayan inspector at Barangay Poblacion, said 17 persons were rounded up by the police in the area on Sunday, including a transgender who was brought to the police outpost on P.
The mission of the Watchmen is to watch over humanity but who watches the Watchmen?
He asked "who watches the watchmen?" We question why our government insists we must all carry (and pay for) ID cards which everyone knows will achieve the very opposite of their stated objective, yet are not allowed to know who gave what advice to the prime minister in the run-up to the ruinous invasion and occupation of Iraq.