” If the jury have no right to judge of the justice of a law of the government, they plainly can do nothing to protect the people against the oppressions of the government, for there are no oppressions which the government may not authorize by law. “


” The very idea of law originates in men’s natural rights. There is no other standard, than natural rights, by which civil law can be measured. Law has always been the name of that rule or principle of justice, which protects those rights. Thus we speak of natural law. “


” If two individuals enter into a contract to commit trespass, theft, robbery or murder upon a third, the contract is unlawful and void, simply because it is a contract to violate natural justice, or men’s natural rights. “


” But for their right to judge of the law, and the justice of the law, juries would be no protection to an accused person, even as to matters of fact, for, if the government can dictate to a jury any law whatever, in a criminal case, it can certainly dictate to them the laws of evidence. “



All 4 Lysander Spooner Quotes about Justice in picture


If the jury have no right to judge of the justice of a law of the government, they plainly can do nothing to protect the people against the oppressions of the government, for there are no oppressions which the government may not authorize by law.
The very idea of law originates in men
If two individuals enter into a contract to commit trespass, theft, robbery or murder upon a third, the contract is unlawful and void, simply because it is a contract to violate natural justice, or men
But for their right to judge of the law, and the justice of the law, juries would be no protection to an accused person, even as to matters of fact, for, if the government can dictate to a jury any law whatever, in a criminal case, it can certainly dictate to them the laws of evidence.

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