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hard case: A lawsuit involving equities that tempt a judge to stretch or even disregard a principle of law at issue - hence the expression "Hard cases make bad law". 1, record 1, English, - hard%20cases%20make%20bad%20law
pénible : Qui cause de la peine, de la douleur ou de l'ennui; qui est moralement difficile 2, record 1, French, - les%20situations%20p%C3%A9nibles%20engendrent%20une%20jurisprudence%20boiteuse
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