[LMB] General rules for Governments

Eric Oppen ravenclaweric at gmail.com
Tue Jun 22 18:30:38 BST 2021


Something my dad (a lawyer himself) used to say was:

"Legislate in haste, repent at leisure."  IOW, passing laws when upset
often leads to unforeseen bad consequences.

On Tue, Jun 22, 2021 at 11:21 AM Marc Wilson <marc.wilson at gmx.co.uk> wrote:

> On Sat, 19 Jun 2021 13:16:04 -0600, Howard Brazee <howard at brazee.net>
> wrote:
>
> >
> >
> >> On Jun 19, 2021, at 12:45 PM, WILLIAM A WENRICH <wawenri at msn.com>
> wrote:
> >>
> >> 2.      All laws were made in the past for different circumstances and
> are never perfectly applicable to the present.
> >
> >Nor were they perfectly applicable to the past.
>
> It's a truism in legal circles that "Hard cases make bad law".
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