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Edward Livingston - Quotes

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No nation ever yet found any inconvenience from too close an inspection into the conduct of its officers, but many have been brought to ruin and reduced to slavery by suffering gradual impositions and abuses. ---->>>

It means that through knowledge have come responsibility and hope, and through both, action. ---->>>

By this act the president alone is empowered to make the law, to fix in his mind what acts, words, what thoughts or looks, shall constitute such a crime. ---->>>

Biography

Nationality: American
Born: May 26, 1764
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Die: May 23, 1836
Occupation: Judge
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Edward Livingston (May 28, 1764 – May 23, 1836) was an American jurist and statesman. He was an influential figure in the drafting of the Louisiana Civil Code of 1825, a civil code based largely on the Napoleonic Code. He represented both New York, and later Louisiana in Congress and he served as the U (wikipedia)