The object of any tyrant would be to overthrow or diminish trial by jury, for it is the lamp that shows that freedom lives.

— Patrick Devlin, Baron Devlin

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The judges of England have rarely been original thinkers or great jurists.

Many have been craftsmen rather than creators.


The most important thing for a judge is - curiously enough - judgment.