judicial tyranny

Ian Murray seamus2001 at home.com
Tue May 15 13:23:24 PDT 2001

But from the earliest days of this crap (of which the biggest crapper was Lord Coke) it has been critiqued; here's Jonathan Swift:

> "It is a maxim among these lawyers that whatever has been done
> may legaly be done again; and therefore they take special care to
> all the decisions formerly made against common justice and the
> reason of mankind. These, under the name of precedents, they produce
as authorities."
> john mage
======== Juridical power platonizing itself via it's own version of amnesiac-historicism. Stare Decisis as path-dependency and hysteresis. As if in the past they didn't make it up...because there was no precedent.


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