Non Compos, Part Three
Final extracts from the court record
JUDGE: ...I was often called “Pinky” in those days, of course, because of my mother’s maiden name, Auriculaire. “Pinky, old dumpling,” my head of chambers liked to say to me, “justice is a matter of fashion and nothing more.” By that, I think he meant that there’s no real scale of proportion between transgression and retribution in this world; everyth…
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