"It is left, therefore, to the juries, if they think the permanent judges are under any bias whatever in any cause, to take on themselves to judge the law as well as the fact. They never exercise this power but when they suspect partiality in the judges, and by the exercise of this power they have been the firmest bulwarks of English liberty."
(1743-1826), US Founding Father, drafted the Declaration of Independence, 3rd US President
Letter to Abbe Arnoux, Paris, July 19, 1789
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