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Now it is clear, that if the government can exclude, on account either of their opinions or feelings, any persons thus drawn by lot, the trial is no longer a trial by 'the country,' but only by a portion of the country.

 
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Lysander Spooner
Lysander Spooner
  • Born: January 19, 1808
  • Died: May 14, 1887
  • Nationality: American
  • Profession: Philosopher

Lysander Spooner was an American political philosopher, essayist, pamphlet writer, Unitarian, abolitionist, legal theorist, and entrepreneur of the nineteenth century. He was a strong advocate of the labor movement and severely anti-authoritarian and individualist in his political views.

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