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There are those who say that good laws make good men, and we need only to make the laws good, and the good men will follow. There are those who say that laws are neither good nor bad in themselves, but it is the men who, by working them and living them, turn them good or bad. Those of the first school plead: let us make good laws, borrowing from here or there the best of everything, and the men will grow up to the laws. Those of the second school argue; let us raise good men, educate the young generations, prepare them for the good life, and the good laws will write themselves in course of time.

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Legal Profession Legal Education Lower Court Public Service Commission Indian Civil 
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© Martinus Nijhoff, The Hague, Netherlands 1963

Authors and Affiliations

  • Maung Maung
    • 1
  1. 1.Lincoln’s InnUK

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