Benjamin Franklin Quote

That it is better 100 guilty Persons should escape than that one innocent Person should suffer, is a maxim that has been long and generally approved; never, that I know of, controverted.


Letter to Benjamin Vaughan, on Blackstone's Ratio (14 March 1785) - Epistles

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That it is better 100 guilty Persons should escape than that one innocent Person should suffer, is a maxim that has been long and generally approved; ...

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That it is better 100 guilty Persons should escape than that one innocent Person should suffer, is a maxim that has been long and generally approved; ...

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That it is better 100 guilty Persons should escape than that one innocent Person should suffer, is a maxim that has been long and generally approved; ...

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That it is better 100 guilty Persons should escape than that one innocent Person should suffer, is a maxim that has been long and generally approved; ...