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Justice

Justice Oliver Wendell Holmes Jr. served on the U.S. Supreme Court from 1902-1932. He understood that there were limits on human judges. He was once exhorted by Judge Learned Hand “Do justice, Sir, do justice.” Justice Holmes replied “That is … Continue reading

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Liberty

So what is Liberty? Many have recognized that: (1) Liberty involves freedom of actions. John Locke has written, “A man falling into water, a bridge breaking under him, has not here-in liberty … For though he has volition, though he … Continue reading

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