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hard cases make bad law

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  • hard cases make bad law — Difficult cases cause the clarity of the law to be obscured by exceptions and strained interpretations. 1854 G. HAYES in W. S. Holdsworth Hist. English Law (1926) IX. 423 A hard case. But hard cases make bad law. 1945 W. S. CHURCHILL in Hansard… …   Proverbs new dictionary

  • hard cases — A phrase used to indicate judicial decisions which, to meet a case of hardship to a party, are not entirely consonant with the true principle of the law. It is said of such: Hard cases make bad law …   Black's law dictionary

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  • bad — see a bad excuse is better than none bad money drives out good bad news travels fast a bad penny always turns up bad things come in threes there is no such thing as bad weather, only the wrong clothes …   Proverbs new dictionary

  • hard — see hard cases make bad law hard words break no bones old habits die hard the bigger they are, the harder they fall …   Proverbs new dictionary

  • law — see one law for the rich and another for the poor hard cases make bad law ignorance of the law is no excuse for breaking it every land has its own law necessity knows no law new lords, new laws …   Proverbs new dictionary

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