for they neither submitted their act to investigation,1 nor went into a law-court to get their proceedings confirmed by a vote. However, supposing they had been correct in imposing a fine on me, and had got the imposition confirmed in your court, I should stand fairly cleared of the impeachment by the release of the Treasury clerks.
1 At the investigation of their acts （εὐθύναι held by εὔθυνοι, officials chosen by lot from the tribes）, to which all magistrates had to submit, they omitted this fine, on the ground that the matter had been referred to the Treasury.
Lysias. Lysias with an English translation by W.R.M. Lamb, M.A. Cambridge, MA, Harvard University Press; London, William Heinemann Ltd. 1930.
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