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Liberties Are At An End

SANTOSH PAUL
31 July 2019 8:10 AM GMT
Liberties Are At An End

"I will for ever, at all hazards, assert the dignity, independence, and integrity of the English Bar, without which impartial justice, the most valuable part of the English constitution, can have no existence. From the moment that any advocate can be permitted to say that he will or will not stand between the Crown and the subject arraigned in the court where he daily sits to practise, from that moment the liberties of England are at an end". --Thomas Erskine, 1792, address to the jury defending Thomas Paine

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