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“(39) No free man shall be seized or imprisoned, or stripped of his rights or possessions, or outlawed or exiled, or deprived of his standing in any other way, nor will we proceed with force against him, or send others to do so, except by the lawful judgement of his equals or by the law of the land.

(40) To no one will we sell, to no one deny or delay right or justice.”

You can read the whole text  (in modern translation) at the British Library

For excellent judicial speeches on Magna Carta see Lord Sumption, and Lord Neuberger. There is a whole series of thought provoking speeches on Magna Carta to be found on the Supreme Court website.

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