Amendment V

Document 4

Sir Edward Coke, Second Institute 45, 55


Magna Carta, c. 29 (1225): We will sell to no man, we will not deny or defer to any man either justice or right.

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And therefore, every subject of this realme, for injury done to him in bonis, terris, vel persona, by any other subject, be he ecclesiasticall, or temporall, free, or bond, man, or woman, old, or young, or be he outlawed, excommunicated, or any other without exception, may take his remedy by the course of the law, and have justice, and right for the injury done to him, freely without sale, fully without any deniall, and speedily without delay.

The Founders' Constitution
Volume 5, Amendment V, Document 4
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