Solon therefore, wishing to deprive the
Council of authority to imprison, included this formula in the Councillors'
oath; but he did not include it in the judicial oath. He thought it right that a
Court of Justice should have unlimited authority, and that the convicted
criminal should submit to any punishment ordered by the court. To make good this
view the clerk will read the judicial oath of the Court of Heliaea. Read.
Demosthenes. Demosthenes with an English translation by A. T. Murray, Ph.D., LL.D. Cambridge, MA, Harvard University Press; London, William Heinemann Ltd. 1939.
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