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64 8

Tit. II. B. & C.

High Court Ed Erroneous as the principle of this Court appears
to me, I repeat it, I am in little pain
about the consequences. I should not were I
much younger than I am expect ever to see
it convoked: nor be in much pain about its conduct
if it were. That which keeps every body honest the public eye will keep them. Children of the day, they will not have time to be corrupted nor to corrupt themselves: they will not be English Peers, they will be English Jurymen. It is the principle that I would weighs
with me more than any thing, and the complication
I should be sorry to see consecrated by
the National Assembly and to no use an erroneous
principle: and unnecessary complication. I wage everlasting declare implacable
indiscriminate war against in every particle and in all its
shapes, as the worst enemy to law.

But may not the National Assembly abuse
this power? No that it they will can not, [I will
answer for them] it is impossible. They are dependent
on the people. They came from the people,
they return soon presently to the people, though perhaps not quite so soon as they might be made to do and are accountable
to the people. The High Court is much
more likely to abuse it: it is dependent upon
nobody: under the name of punishment, it is to be punishable I suppose by
nobody: it is to be made only for once so that it has
no power nothing to lose by loss of confidence. It is dependent
upon nobody: and that I suppose is
to be its excellence.

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evidence; procedure code

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d5 f61 / d6 f62 / d7 f63 / d8 f64


jeremy bentham


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benjamin constant


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