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When this mechanism is natively provided as an option and activated, the risk of alterability of records becomes null, and we provide export mechanisms that help anyone prove the authenticity of records.
57) Judges should minimize the impact of precedent in order to allow themselves room for creative readings of the law; the fidelity to the past intrinsic to stare decisis decreasingly makes sense given the profound fluidity and alterability of twentieth-century social and economic affairs.
This is so, Hodge argues, because, the former "focuses on conceptions of sameness, of predictability and of fixity," whereas the latter "makes difference, the unexpected and alterability central" (1995, 9).