William Rawle Quote

The most innocent man, pressed by the awful solemnities of public accusation and trial, many be incapable of supporting his own cause. He may be utterly unfit to cross-examine the witnesses against him, to point out the contradictions or defects of their testimony. And to counteract it by properly introducing it and applying his own.


A View of the Constitution of the United States of America (ed. 1825)

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The most innocent man, pressed by the awful solemnities of public accusation and trial, many be incapable of supporting his own cause. He may be...

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The most innocent man, pressed by the awful solemnities of public accusation and trial, many be incapable of supporting his own cause. He may be...

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The most innocent man, pressed by the awful solemnities of public accusation and trial, many be incapable of supporting his own cause. He may be...

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The most innocent man, pressed by the awful solemnities of public accusation and trial, many be incapable of supporting his own cause. He may be...