Ancient Greek Law

How to best introduce new legislation


A lobbyist browsing through an encyclopedia came upon a stunning idea.

In ancient Greece, in order to prevent idiot statesmen from passing stupid laws upon the people, at one point in Greek history, lawmakers were asked to introduce all new laws while standing on a platform with a rope around their neck.

If the law passed, the rope was removed. If it failed, the platform was removed.


see also   History  &  Legal  Sections
An Old Man’s Dying Request
Distasteful Lawyer
Generous Judge’s Divorce Settlement
Generous Lawyer
Good Lawyer
Justice Is Blind
Legal Assistance For All
Legal Exhibit

 

a real Bald Eagle

The Meaning Of Life

Back To The Fuchsia

Horse Mane Macrame

Out Of Estrogen - Make My Day

Staff Communications

Sew It Seams

Muslim Camel

Sister DNA

Join The Resistance

Rabbi Road

Vatican Chess

Pentecost Sunday

Nun Chairs - Great Looking Legs

Organ Donor
Full list of creditsFacebookTwitterDiggStumbleUponDelicious

01-Jun-2020