Hayek" class="bold-blue""Introduction" to .
Hayek" class="bold-blue""Foreword" to .
Then if you were rich and were beaten your case would be taken to the Appellate Court.A poor man cannot take his case to the Appellate Court; he has not the price; and then tothe Supreme Court, and if he were beaten there he might perhaps go to the United StatesSupreme Court. And he might die of old age before he got into jail. If you are poor,its a quick job. You are almost known to be guilty, else you would not be there. Whyshould anyone be in the criminal court if he were not guilty? He would not be there if hecould be anywhere else. The officials have no time to look after these cases. The peoplewho are on the outside, who are running banks and building churches and making jails, theyhave no time to examine 600 or 700 prisoners each year to see whether they are guilty orinnocent. If the courts were organized to promote justice the people would elect somebodyto defend all these criminals, somebody as smart as the prosecutor and give him asmany detectives and as many assistants to help, and pay as much money to defend you as toprosecute you. We have a very able man for States Attorney, and he has manyassistants, detectives and policemen without end, and judges to hear the cases everything handy.
in the Sumerian city-state of Lagash.
Most of our criminal code consists in offenses against property. People are sent tojail because they have committed a crime against property. It is of very littleconsequence whether one hundred people more or less go to jail who ought not to go you must protect property, because in this world property is of more importance thananything else.
The men redirected their carriages down another road and spied him.
Hill (1838-1916), who built his own transcontinental railroad, the Great Northern, without public subsidies or land grants and often with the political opposition and obstructionism of the rival Northern Pacific and its political backers.
Indeed, her ideal, rather like , was Aristotle.
Some of Rand's stories about the Taggart, for instance the challenge of building a Mississippi bridge, seem to have been inspired by real incidents in the building of the Great Northern.
The of concepts would be about the essential characteristics.
One drawback of Rand's literary method to present her ideas, although it follows in the great Russian tradition of philosophical novels, is the manner in which it sometimes obscures historical realities that would reinforce her argument.