Further, it is evident that the only business of the litigant is to
prove that the fact in question is or is not so, that it has happened or not;
whether it is important or unimportant, just or unjust, in all cases in which
the legislator has not laid down a ruling, is a matter for the dicast himself to
decide; it is not the business of the litigants to instruct him.
Aristotle in 23 Volumes, Vol. 22, translated by J. H. Freese. Aristotle. Cambridge and London. Harvard University Press; William Heinemann Ltd. 1926.
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