Below are some canonically bad decisions that I think are universally reviled. There may be others, and I've omitted a number of cases that are similar to, or based on, the cases below - e.g., there are a number of anti-civil-rights cases, but I think I've captured the main ones. I've tried to avoid modern cases on the rationale that any case that has fiv... (more) An inherent problem of all laws is that they are either too inclusive or too exclusive, because they are written at a single point in time and subject to negotiation and compromise through a legislative process. They also rely on human language to express their intent, which is inherently imprecise. Further, they are often confounded again by use of leg... (more) All laws are written to address proscriptive behavior, without dealing with intent and exceptions. Accordingly, we become obsessed with monitoring behavior.
Civil Law then denigrates to "whatever you can get away with."
Religious law denigrates to a sick obsession regarding the behavior of others instead of its intent to guide proper thinking, to a self... (more)