First Principles: There Is A Danger In Judges Yielding To the Popular Passions of The Day

“The danger is not, that the judges will be too firm in resisting public opinion, and in defense of private rights or public liberties; but, that they will be ready to yield themselves to the passions, and politics, and prejudices of the day.” – Joseph Story, Commentaries on the Constitution, 1833

 

 

 

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