Courts And Justice Famous Quotes & Sayings

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Top 31 Quotes About Courts And Justice

#1. The Supreme Court would benefit from the addition of a justice who has real experience as a practicing lawyer. The current justices have all been chosen from the lower federal courts. A nominee with relevant non-judicial experience would bring a different and useful perspective to the court. - Author: Harry Reid
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#2. It's how the English run their courts. They sacrifice innocents, thinking to keep evil at bay, and call it a kind of justice. But they are no more just than this pole is a man. - Author: Kathleen Kent
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#3. The Supreme Court and the Court of Appeal will take care of themselves. Look after the courts of the poor, who stand most in need of justice. The security of the republic will be found in the treatment of the poor and the ignorant. In indifference to their misery and helplessness lies disaster. - Author: Charles Evans Hughes
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#4. The time has come for justice at the ballot box, and justice in the courts, and justice in the legislative halls, and justice in the governor's office. - Author: John Jay Hooker
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#5. The book of female logic is blotted all over with tears, and Justice in their courts is forever in a passion. - Author: William Makepeace Thackeray
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#6. Do you imagine that a city can continue to exist and not be turned upside down, if the legal judgments which are pronounced in it have no force but are nullified and destroyed by private persons? - Author: Socrates
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#7. The way to secure liberty is to place it in the people's hands, that is, to give them the power at all times to defend it in the legislature and in the courts of justice. - Author: John Adams
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#8. There is a higher court than courts of justice and that is the court of conscience. It supercedes all other courts. - Author: Mahatma Gandhi
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#9. In the final analysis, true justice is not a matter of courts and law books, but of a commitment in each of us to liberty and mutual respect. - Author: Jimmy Carter
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#10. Every kind of peaceful cooperation among men is primarily based on mutual trust and only secondarily on institutions such as courts of justice and police. - Author: Albert Einstein
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#11. ( ... ) personal prejudice and financial greed are the two great evils that threaten courts of law, and once they get the upper hand they immediately hamstring society, by destroying all justice. - Author: Thomas More
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#12. In many courts, plea bargaining serves the convenience of the judge and the lawyers, not the ends of justice, because the courts simply lack the time to give everyone a fair trial. - Author: Jimmy Carter
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#13. If our courts lose their authority and their rulings are no longer respected, there will be no one left to resolve the divisive issues that can rip the social fabric apart ... The courts are a safety valve without which no democratic society can survive. - Author: Rose Bird
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#14. My friend said to me, 'You don't look good,' - because all the time I have to think about law and justice and courts. - Author: Bikram Choudhury
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#15. And it is no less true, that personal security and private property rest entirely upon the wisdom, the stability, and the integrity of the courts of justice. - Author: Joseph Story
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#16. Justice may be blind, but we all know that diversity in the courts, as in all aspects of society, sharpens our vision and makes us a stronger nation. - Author: William J. Clinton
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#17. The glory of justice and the majesty of law are created not just by the Constitution - nor by the courts - nor by the officers of the law - nor by the lawyers - but by the men and women who constitute our society - who are the protectors of the law as they are themselves protected by the law. - Author: Robert Kennedy
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#18. Justice is the tolerable accommodation of the conflicting interests of society, and I don't believe there is any royal road to attain such accommodation concretely. - Author: Learned Hand
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#19. [T]hough individual oppression may now and then proceed fro the courts of justice, the general liberty of the people can never be endangered from that quarter ... - Author: Alexander Hamilton
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#20. It behooves every man to see that his influence is on the side of justice, and let the courts make their own characters. - Author: Henry David Thoreau
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#21. The key thing is to ensure that we give the criminal-justice system the tools it needs, so that women's rights are turned into reality. It is not enough to say domestic violence is a crime ?- in order for the laws to be successful, lawyers and courts must have the necessary means to prosecute it. - Author: Jon Kyl
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#22. We want a Supreme Court which will do justice under the Constitution - not over it. In our courts we want a government of laws and not of men. - Author: Franklin D. Roosevelt
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#23. The courts used to be, fair and square, the avengers of secular crimes; but nowadays they demand respect even for the criminal. - Author: Franz Grillparzer
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#24. In the department of--but it is better not to mention the department. There is nothing more irritable than departments, regiments, courts of justice, and, in a word, every branch of public service. - Author: Nikolai Gogol
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#25. We have been at war almost constantly since the last century. And it has not helped our institutions. Congress no longer represents the people. The courts do not practice justice any more. The armies never stop playing at being the policemen of the world and of oil. - Author: Gore Vidal
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#26. Peoples do not judge in the same way as courts of law; they do not hand down sentences, they throw thunderbolts; they do not condemn kings, they drop them back into the void; and this justice is worth just as much as that of the courts. - Author: Maximilien De Robespierre
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#27. Legal procedure has always tacitly been concerned with human relations, rather than abstract justice, and that consequently in spite of the legal codes it is really the human relations underneath that determine the verdicts in the courts. - Author: James Jones
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#28. At the heart of the American paradigm is the perception that law and its agents . . . police officers, correctional officers, attorneys and judges . . . are color-blind and thus justice is impartial, objective and seeks la verdad (the truth). But, la realidad (reality) differs. - Author: Martin Guevara Urbina
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#29. It's disingenuous and wrong to say that the attorney general's expanded powers in the Patriot Act come with adequate oversight by the courts, ... In reality, the most troubling provisions in the law make judges little more than rubber stamps in Justice Department investigations. - Author: Anthony Romero
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#30. The law does not expect a man to be prepared to defend every act of his life which may be suddenly and without notice alleged against him. - Author: John Marshall
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#31. Study the Constitution. Let it be preached from the pulpit, proclaimed in legislatures, and enforced in courts of justice. - Author: Abraham Lincoln
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