Archive for June 23rd, 2013

life of the law

One of the best quotes on law I have found so far, by former Associate Justice of the Supreme Court Oliver Wendell Homes Jr.:

The life of the law has not been logic; it has been experience. The law embodies the story of a nation’s development through many centuries, and it cannot be dealt with as if it contained only the axioms and corollaries of a book of mathematics.

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