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Quote from James Wilson,

"Every prudent and cautious judge ... will remember, that his duty and his business is, not to make the law, but to interpret and apply it."


James Wilson (more quotes by James Wilson or books by/about James Wilson)

(1742-1798) Member of Continental Congress, signed Declaration of Independence; U.S. Supreme Court Justice and delegate from Pennsylvania


Lectures on Law, 1791


Judiciary, Justice, Law


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