[LMB] Oaths - related to Barrayaran politics

Elizabeth Holden azurite at rogers.com
Tue Nov 2 20:40:19 GMT 2010


--- On Tue, 11/2/10, Howard Brazee <howard at brazee.net> wrote:

> I always wondered what the legal difference is between
> lying to a court or to a king and lying under oath to a
> court or a king.

Perjury. Sometimes there's a distinction, sometimes there isn't.  Depends on the definition of the legal system involved.

> I affirm that I'm not lying to you.   If you
> don't believe me, just ask me, and I'll tell you that I'm
> not lying.

Heh. Liar!

namaste,
elizabeth




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