Common Law vs Continental Law: Rules vs Truth

Excerpt: The criminal is to go free because the constable has blundered. – Justice Benjamin Cardozo

You're out of order! You're out of order! The whole trial is out of order!

– Arthur Kirkland (Al Pacino's character) movie: "And Justice for All" (1979)

In the movie, "And Justice for All," Al Pacino's character is an unrealistic and rather naïve young lawyer who is literally the man the ancient Greek philosopher, Diogenes (412-323 B.C.), spent his entire life looking for in vain – an honest man.

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