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jurisprudence
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Moby Dick
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  • But ploughed up to the primary rock of the matter, the two great principles laid down in the twin whaling laws previously quoted, and applied and elucidated by Lord Ellenborough in the above cited case; these two laws touching Fast-Fish and Loose-Fish, I say, will, on reflection, be found the fundamentals of all human jurisprudence; for notwithstanding its complicated tracery of sculpture, the Temple of the Law, like the Temple of the Philistines, has but two props to stand on.

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  • It is an important decision in the Supreme Court’s affirmative action jurisprudence.
  • No question in jurisprudence is as muddled as that of privacy.
    Sheldon Richman  --  Dissolving the Inkblot: Privacy as Property Right  --  http://www.cato.org/pubs/policy_report/richman.html(retrieved 06/28/06)

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