Poll: 'When a crime is committed, you can't pursue only one of the guilty parties.' Maitre Jacques Verges

'When a crime is committed, you can't pursue only one of the guilty parties.' Maitre Jacques Verges

Go, Jacques, go.
No, Jacques, no.

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  • Added: May 2004

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Comments:

MrTrilby

What an odd question.

SimonTrew

"only" here is badly placed as it could (admittedly unlikelily) be attached to "pursue", so that it would appear that you were pursuing one of the parties, to the exclusion of all other activities. Here it is intended to mean that you should go for both sides, and although "one of the parties only" is strained, "you must pursue both [or all] of the guilty parties" would serve better.

janette friolo

yeah that's true...
you should be fair when it comes to that kind of matter.

Pursuing both parties means that you are fair in the case that your are holding. Interviewing the two parties in a fair manner, no one is right and wrong. They have a freedom of speech and declaring thier alibis to defend themselves....

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