Draconianism


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Draconianism

any unreasonable harshness or severity in laws. — Draconian, Draconic, adj.
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A CONTROVERSIAL PS2 million deal to move Coventry's indoor bowls facilities has been described as "council draconianism or even council corruption".
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Kleiman: The worst thing about our criminal justice system is its randomized draconianism. We're very severe in the way we punish people, but we do so very irregularly and very erratically.