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Quotation of the Day…

… is from page 173 of the American jurist James Coolidge Carter’s remarkably profound, yet unfortunately neglected, (posthumous) 1907 book, Law: Its Origin, Growth and Function (original emphasis):

The necessary operation and therefore the function of law thus defined we found to be the marking out of the largest area within which each individual could freely move and act without invading the like freedom of every other – that is, to insure the largest possible liberty.

DBx: Pictured here is Sir Edward Coke.