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Law and Justice

Miscarriage of justice
"The Judge.- Show me my mistake, my friend. If I did make a mistake, I am only too willing to recognize it..."
Picture by Steinlein

"If the jury have no right to judge of the justice of a law of the government, they plainly can do nothing to protect the people against the oppressions of the government; for there are no oppressions which the government may not authorize by law."

Lysander Spooner

" "I am, and have always been, and shall now always be, a revolutionary writer, because our laws make laws impossible; our liberties destroy all freedom; our property is organized robbery; our morality is an impudent hypocrisy . . . our power wielded by cowards and weaklings, and our honor false in all its points. I am an enemy of the existing order."

George Bernard Shaw, Preface of Major Barbara

See also: Repression: Political coertion and social stereotypes