Time: Thu Dec 11 03:00:14 1997
From: Paul Andrew Mitchell [address in tool bar]
Subject: SLS: Law, Lawyers ... the bottom line?
Bcc: sls

>Thanks to Don for forwarding this quote. It has a VERY familiar ring. 
> In fact, I'm sure many of us have used words quite similar.  BUT, I 
>send this quote around because, to me, it is right at the BOTTOM 
>LINE and goes to the post of a day or two ago shown on the Subject 
>line.  Read this quote, remember it. JURIES need to be told 
>exactly this; families, friends and neighbors need to be told 
>exactly this.  Perhaps more importantly, GOVERNMENT MUST BE
>TOLD that it had better get the gist of this message real quick, or 
>it is facing the grim reaper in the near future.
>It is true that the middle class is disappearing:  they are being 
>divided up between those who are mad as hell and those who are crazy 
>as hell.  For the purveyors of the "voluminous, incoherent, 
>incessantly changing (and suffocating) LAW, the time could come when  
>there won't be enough places to hide.
>Natural law.  You know it's not nice to fool Mother Nature.  Sooner 
>or later the crop comes in.
>From:          koehn@ct.picker.com (Don Koehn)
>Subject:       Re: piml] Lawyers Now Have Control of Nation Once
>                                        Ruled by Law
>        "It will be of little avail to the people, that the  laws
>are made by men of their own choice, if the laws be so voluminous
>that they cannot be read, or so incoherent that  they  cannot  be
>understood;  if  they  be  repealed  or  revised  before they are
>promulgated, or undergo such incessant changes that no  man,  who
>knows  what  the  law  is  to-day,  can guess what it will be to-
>morrow.  Law is defined to be a rule of action; but how can  that
>be a rule, which is little known, and less fixed ?"
>James Madison, Federalist Paper 62

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