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Quote from Justice Charles Evans Hughes,

"It is the essence of the institutions of liberty that it be recognized
that guilt is personal and cannot be attributed
to the holding of opinions or to mere intent in the absence of overt acts."


Justice Charles Evans Hughes (more quotes by Justice Charles Evans Hughes or books by/about Justice Charles Evans Hughes)

(1862-1948) Chief Justice of the U.S. Supreme Court


Harvard Law Review, April 1948


Crime, Free Thought, Justice, Law, Liberty, Speech


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