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Was it a problem that "every man did what was right in his own eyes" before there was a King?

Most certainly not seen as a good thing. The passuk בַּיָּמִ֣ים הָהֵ֔ם אֵ֥ין מֶ֖לֶךְ בְּיִשְׂרָאֵ֑ל אִ֛ישׁ הַיָּשָׁ֥ר בְּעֵינָ֖יו יַעֲשֶֽׂה occurs twice towards the end of Shofetim (Judges) - 17:6 and ...
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May the King execute by a method other than decapitation today?

The source for the rambam is the Yerusalmi in Sanhedrin , beginning of the 7th Perek הלכה: אַרְבַּע מִיתוֹת נִמְסְרוּ לְבֵית דִּין כול׳. וְלָרָשׁוּת לֹא נִיתַּן אֶלָּא דִין הֶרֶג בִּלְבַד Four kinds ...
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Do me'ah rabbonim become a King?

Why would you think that 100 rabbonim “become a King”? The use of “heter meah rabbonim” is quite specific: to enable the remarriage of a man whose wife refuses to accept a get. So, no me'ah rabbonim ...
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