The Crystallized Past



Those who say that court case precedents

should guide current judgments

are saying that the dead hand of

the past should choke the

evolving world.  Precedent

is the crystallized lifeless past,

not the living present.


saiom shriver



One of these quotes is from The New Republic.

The other author is unknown by writer.


The law is what the judge ate for breakfast

The law is the mark of a dragging foot upon the sands of time.

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