Monday, January 22, 2007
really, I'm far too weak to execute another convict
Legislation prof explaining the historical context of the rule of lenity: Most crimes used to be capital offenses. The rule of lenity was basically an out. Well, we weren't as specific as we should have been, so we won't hang you. It upsets us when we drink our port at night.
Posted by evil_fizz at 7:18 PM