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Sir Stephen Sedley
"The Great Charter of 1215 has gone through cycles of veneration and dismissal: dismissal as a carve-up of power between a weak king and his belligerent barons; veneration as the historic source of our freedoms. The truth may be that it is both.
The one thing Magna Carta is not is a source of hard law. If it were, access to justice and trial by jury would be guaranteed to everyone, and trial delays would be unknown.
If, however, instead of peering at the document through...more »
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