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Posted by Flyguy on June 23, 2004

In Reply to: Sounds like posted by Rube on June 23, 2004

: "What is required is not forbidden"

: : I am currently wondering whether they have a source in a specific philosopher or a holy book ...

: Sounds like a legal maxim to me. I imagine if we knew the La**n for it, it could be found in Black's.

: Seems to me related to:

: "For when the law doth give any thing to one, it giveth impliedly whatsoever is necessary for the taking and enjoying of the same";
: along with:

: "an act in law shall worke no wrong"

: IOW, what one normally could not do, may be permitted by the law.

Off the wall.