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10 March 2008, Monday

Posted by J. in Uncategorized.

Jeremy Bentham:

“Do you know how they make [common law]? Just as a man makes laws for his dog. When your dog does anything you want to break him of, you wait until he does it and then beat him. This is the way you make law for your dog, and the way judges make laws for you and me. They won’t tell a man beforehand.” Bentham, 5 Works 231.



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