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Trial. A formal inquiry designed to prove and put upon record the blameless characters of judges, advocates and jurors -
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"Trial. A formal inquiry designed to prove and put upon record the blameless characters of judges, advocates and jurors"

- Ambrose Bierce

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This quote by Ambrose Bierce is a satirical comment on the legal system. He is implying that the purpose of a trial is not to find the truth or justice, but to prove the blamelessness of the people involved in the trial. He is suggesting that the legal system is more concerned with protecting the reputations of those involved than with finding the truth. This is a cynical view of the legal system, as it implies that the truth is secondary to the reputation of those involved. Bierce is implying that the legal system is more concerned with protecting the reputations of those involved than with finding the truth. This quote is a reminder that the legal system is not always perfect and that it is important to be aware of its flaws.

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Ambrose Bierce, Small This quote is written / told by Ambrose Bierce between June 24, 1842 and December 26, 1913. He was a famous Journalist from USA. The author also have 124 other quotes.

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