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    advtanmoy
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    Behind the charge of judicial activism which we hear so often of late, lies the myth of certainty – the myth that if the judge looks long enough and hard enough the law will always provide a clear, indisputable answer upon which all will agree. For many cases – indeed most – this is true. But for others – the ones lawyers and judges call hard cases – there are no certain answers. Judges have no choice but to give the answer that in the end, after deep reflection and consideration of all relevant facts and rules, they conclude is best.

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