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12. Day v. Savadge, Hob. 85, 87, 80 Eng. Rep. 235, 237 (C.P. 1615). “[E]ven an Act of Parliament, made against naturall equitie, as to make a man Judge in his owne case, is void in it selfe, for Jura naturae sunt immutabilia, And they are leges legum.” See No. 44, note 1971.
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