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It is better that ten guilty persons escape than one innocent suffer

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Sir William Blackstone, (July 10, 1723 February 14, 1780) was an English jurist and professor who produced the historical treatise on the common law called Commentaries on the Laws of England, first published in four volumes over 17651769. It had an extraordinary success, said to have brought the author 14,000, and still remains the best general history of the subject.

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