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If we open our history books, we shall see that the laws, for all that they are or should be contracts amongst free men, have rarely been anything but the tools of the passions of a few men or the offspring of a fleeting and haphazard necessity.

Cesare Beccaria

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Author Profession: Judge
Nationality: Italian
Born: March 15, 1738
Died: November 28, 1794

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