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Suppose you take a case where there was an argument about meaning, and it's decided by the silk, assisted or not by lay assessors, that the claimant's right or the defendant's right, whichever it may be, that's the moment where both the claimant and the defendant might say this is a frightfully good way of actually disposing of every issue that's going to arise. We have got meaning out of the way. There's going to be a plea of justification or a plea of privilege, and every time it's open to the parties to say would you be prepared to --

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