Prosecution Famous Quotes & Sayings

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Top 78 Quotes About Prosecution

#1. Countries who don't have brave prosecutors and fearless judges will instead have plenty of thieves, many killers and even stupid dictators! - Author: Mehmet Murat Ildan
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#2. The internet is now a forum for public prosecution. - Author: David Cronenberg
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#3. You know ... confessing to avoid prosecution is a time-honored strategy.
I don't want to be honored with time. Honor me with "slap-on-the-wrist," or maybe even "scot free. - Author: Howard Tayler
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#4. The U.S. prosecution service is eating at the soul of the American republic. It is an absolute danger to everyone. - Author: Conrad Black
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#5. We ought to be very cautious and circumspect in the prosecution of magic and heresy. The attempt to put down these two crimes may be extremely perilous to liberty. - Author: Baron De Montesquieu
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#6. In the Arab world, at any rate, to doubt the traditional account of Islam's origins has been to risk death threats, prosecution for apostasy, or even defenestration.61 - Author: Tom Holland
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#7. While the prosecution has said this is about the defendants lies, one worries that those lies already have been buried under too much discussion of technical issues. The jury may be lost already. - Author: David Berg
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#8. The American Dream has always focused on building a better life for yourself and your family, striving for success, and even fleeing from religious prosecution. - Author: Marc Veasey
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#9. If we want to think about racism and how it might play out in drug policy, we have to think about the trial of George Zimmerman. We think about the prosecution, when they said "race is not a factor." It's so dishonest. - Author: Carl Hart
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#10. I think the prosecution had all the evidence in front of them to have won the case. - Author: Kato Kaelin
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#11. You have no ability, if you're a financial institution and you're threatened with criminal prosecution, you have no ability to negotiate. - Author: Warren Buffett
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#12. My dream holiday would be a) a ticket to Amsterdam b) immunity from
prosecution and c) a baseball bat. - Author: Terry Pratchett
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#13. It is only the inadequacy of the criminal code that saves the hackers from very serious prosecution. - Author: Ken Thompson
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#14. Oil is also essential for military operations. No other substance, no other raw material, is so vital for the prosecution of warfare, than petroleum. And the United States being the world's only global power, is totally dependent on petroleum. - Author: Michael Klare
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#15. I didn't say 'former president,' I said 'president,' and I have the constitutional rights according to the constitution, including immunity from prosecution. - Author: Saddam Hussein
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#16. According to these new rules, the U.S. government was free to use the methods it had developed in the 1950s under layers of secrecy and deniability - only now it was out in the open, without fear of prosecution. - Author: Naomi Klein
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#17. There was polite laughter in the courtroom. Bosch noticed that the attorneys
prosecution and defense
dutifully joined in, a couple of them overdoing it. It had been his experience that while in open court a judge could not possibly tell a joke that the lawyers did not laugh at. - Author: Michael Connelly
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#18. Under President (George W.) Bush, prosecution of gun crimes was 30 percent higher than it is under President Obama. - Author: Ted Cruz
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#19. The prosecution makes all the important decisions: what's charged, how much is charged, whether you can get a decent offer. Every defendant becomes an informant today. - Author: Lynne Stewart
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#20. Anti-Semitic publications have existed in Germany for centuries. A book I had, written by Dr. Martin Luther, was, for instance, confiscated. Dr. Martin Luther would very probably sit in my place in the defendants' dock today, if this book had been taken into consideration by the prosecution. - Author: Julius Streicher
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#21. I knew quite well, when I gave the names of our agents in the Soviet Union, that I was exposing them to the full machinery of counterespionage and the law, and then prosecution and capital punishment. - Author: Aldrich Ames
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#22. Ignorance must be prosecuted when arrested. The only way for its arrest is by information and the only way for prosecution is through reading and learning of new things. - Author: Israelmore Ayivor
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#23. I am openly pro-prosecution and make no bones about it. I don't think there are enough people out there sticking up for victims. - Author: Dominick Dunne
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#24. Some of the most effective segments are interviews with various staff members, including Aila, who works for the center's legal department. She explains the difficulties of rape prosecution, concluding that "only the survivor" can truly define justice. - Kirkus Review - Author: Robert Uttaro
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#25. The FBI. is a massive culture. It's been a culture that served America well, and it's been focused on prosecution. But what we need in terms of terrorism is prevention. - Author: John Ashcroft
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#26. I pretended I had urgent business at the prosecutor's table which, in one of The System's obvious tells, was always millimeters from the jury box. - Author: Sergio De La Pava
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#27. That is what makes the Bush regime different: after the attacks of September 11, it dared to demand the right to torture without shame. That left the administration subject to criminal prosecution - a problem it dealt with by changing the laws. - Author: Naomi Klein
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#28. Nothing is more destructive of individual character than for a man to lose all faith in his own abilities for the prosecution of his work. - Author: Johann Gottlieb Fichte
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#29. The lack of stringent laws and the inefficient prosecution of
perpetrators have made it increasingly difficult for victims and their
families to get the justice they deserve. - Author: Oche Otorkpa
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#30. If the prosecution of crime is to be conducted with so little regard for that protection which centuries of English law have given to the individual, we are indeed at the dawn of a new era; and much that we have deemed vital to our liberties, is a delusion. - Author: Learned Hand
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#31. The Soviet Union was a one-party state. In such states, enemies of the party become enemies of the state, and the state can punish with full weight of prosecution. - Author: Mimi Kennedy
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#32. Atticus took his career in his hands, made good use of a careless indictment, took his stand before a jury, and accomplished what was never before or afterwards done in Maycomb County: he won an acquittal for a colored boy on a rape charge. The chief witness for the prosecution was a white girl. - Author: Harper Lee
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#33. I think those who have a terminal illness and are in great pain should have the right to choose to end their own life, and those that help them should be free from prosecution. - Author: Stephen Hawking
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#34. No man on earth is truly free, All are slaves of money or necessity. Public opinion or fear of prosecution forces each one, against his conscience, to conform. - Author: Euripides
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#35. The second one, the joint Truth and Friendship Commission, which we started now with Indonesia, that is the one that has been criticized; its terms of reference call for providing amnesty for those who cooperate in telling the truth. It does not lead to prosecution. - Author: Jose Ramos-Horta
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#36. It was the law that if a white man was caught trying to educate a Negro slave, he was liable to prosecution entailing a fine of fifty dollars and a jail sentence ... Our ignorance was the greatest hold the South had on us. We knew we could run away, but what then? - Author: John W. Campbell
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#37. Prosecution of the constructive programme means constructing the structure of Swaraj. - Author: Mahatma Gandhi
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#38. What I support is a whole different approach with regard to drug use, and that is spending less money on the prosecution and incarceration side and more money on prevention and education, which I know works. - Author: Rob Portman
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#39. The single most remarkable (and revealing) fact of the Obama presidency may very well be the lack of a single prosecution of Wall Street executives for the massive fraud that precipitated the 2008 financial crisis. - Author: Glenn Greenwald
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#40. So my own suspicion is that the attorney has stopped this prosecution because part of her defence was to question legality and that would have brought his advice into the public domain again and there was something fishy about the way in which he said war was legal. - Author: Clare Short
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#41. None of the participants ever arrived at a clear understanding of the actual horror of Auschwitz, which is of a different nature from all the atrocities of the past, because it appeared to prosecution alike as not much more than the most horrible pogrom in Jewish history. - Author: Hannah Arendt
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#42. The prosecution wants to make sure the process by which the evidence was obtained is not truthfully presented, because, as often as not, that process will raise questions. - Author: Alan Dershowitz
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#43. Police internal affairs are in the business of protecting corrupt and incompetent police officers from prosecution due to the extensive range of laws that they have blatantly broken. - Author: Steven Magee
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#44. Somewhere along the line we started misinterpreting the First Amendment and this idea of the freedom of speech the amendment grants us. We are free to speak as we choose without fear of prosecution or persecution, but we are not free to speak as we choose without consequence. - Author: Roxane Gay
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#45. Beware of that profound enemy of the free enterprise system who pays lip-service to free competition, but also labels every antitrust prosecution as a persecution. - Author: Franklin D. Roosevelt
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#46. Will Great Britain have an unwilling India dragged into war or a willing ally co-operating with her in the prosecution of a defence of true democracy? - Author: Mahatma Gandhi
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#47. To be happy at home is the ultimate result of all ambition, the end to which every enterprise and labor tends, and of which every desire prompts the prosecution. - Author: Samuel Johnson
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#48. The Martha Stewart trial makes clear how far women have risen in the business world. America can be proud of our equal-opportunity prosecution and conviction. - Author: Rosabeth Moss Kanter
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#49. There's no great person that lived that didn't go through scrutiny or ridicule and prosecution in all types of ways, to be who they are in history. - Author: Bernard Hopkins
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#50. The White Throne Judgment will be nothing like our modern court cases. At the White Throne, there will be a Judge but no jury, a prosecution but no defense, a sentence but no appeal. - Author: David Jeremiah
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#51. The weirdest thing can squirrel an investigation Never speak ill of the dead, and never, ever, claim you've got a suspect until the court case is over and he's behind bars. - Author: Ridley Pearson
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#52. Those who kow-towed to the prosecution and denounced the Nazi regime got it in the neck just the same. It serves them right. - Author: Herman Goering
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#53. Indeed men too often take upon themselves in the prosecution of their revenge to set the example of doing away with those general laws to which all can look for salvation in adversity, instead of allowing them to subsist against the day of danger when their aid may be required - Author: Thucydides
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#54. Difficulty of subsistence made the invaders reduce the numbers of the army to a point at which it might live on the country during the prosecution of the war. - Author: Thucydides
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#55. Whatever policy we adopt, there must be an energetic prosecution of it. For this purpose it must be somebody's business to pursue and direct it incessantly. - Author: William H. Seward
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#56. When robbed, the rich cry out for protection and prosecution. When stealing, they expect the judiciary to look the other way. - Author: Steven Erikson
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#57. Prosecution I have managed to avoid; but I have been arrested, charged in a police court, have refused to be bound over, and thereupon have been unconditionally released - to my great regret; for I have always wanted to know what going to prison was like. - Author: Laurence Housman
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#58. I am ready to face the International Criminal Court of Justice at the Hague for prosecution over roles played by me when the war ended - Author: Yakubu Gowon
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#59. I'm asked, what about criminal prosecution of those on wall street? You know what, it's probably because none of them committed any crimes. They just made some incredibly bad decisions. - Author: Gary Johnson
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#60. The prosecution rate is close to 100 percent, so as you can see, the CRA almost always wins its cases. - Author: Dale Barrett
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#61. We'll be launching the new public prosecution service in Northern Ireland tomorrow. I'll be doing it in Belfast tomorrow. This is an entirely new era, in which criminal justice now exercised on an equal basis, not the old basis in which community division was a feature. - Author: Peter Hain
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#62. John was prosecuted (or threatened with prosecution - the records are sometimes a touch unclear) for trading in wool and for money-lending, both highly illegal activities. - Author: Bill Bryson
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#63. You can't come in here on Sunday, and as a Christian, subscribe to this belief of dignity of every human being and say I will seek justice and peace on the earth, and continue to go with the prosecution using that kind of evidence. - Author: Mohamedou Ould Slahi
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#64. When they say whatever you say may be used against you, they mean it! - Author: Kenneth Eade
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#65. Every neurosis is a primitive form of legal proceeding in which the accused carries on the prosecution, imposes judgment and executes the sentence: all to the end that someone else should not perform the same process. - Author: Lionel Trilling
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#66. This book here, 'The Prosecution of George W. Bush for Murder,' in it, I put together a case against George Bush that could result - it absolutely could result in his being prosecuted for first-degree murder in an American courtroom. - Author: Vincent Bugliosi
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#67. I just tried one where my client claimed he was urinating in a back alley. Turns out he was jerking off on a street corner. The prosecution had twenty-one witnesses. They were nuns." She looked pained.

"I understand," I said gently, patting her on the back. - Author: N.M. Silber
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#68. Human justice is very prolix, and yet at times quite mediocre; divine justice is more concise and needs no information from the prosecution, no legal papers, no interrogation of witnesses, but makes the guilty one his own informer and helps him with eternity's memory. - Author: Soren Kierkegaard
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#69. I think that compared to other politicians who have been put in jail in the past, compared to the human-rights activists in history who have had to face political prosecution, the activists in Hong Kong nowadays are already quite lucky compared to that. - Author: Joshua Wong
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#70. You probably have the right to disclose them, guaranteed by the First Amendment, but that's no guarantee that will keep you away from criminal prosecution. - Author: Kenneth Eade
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#71. Printers shall be liable to legal prosecution for printing and publishing false facts injurious to the party prosecuting: but they shall be under no other restraint. - Author: Thomas Jefferson
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#72. I discharge every person under punishment or prosecution under the Sedition Law, because I considered, and now consider, that law to be a nullity as absolute and palpable as if Congress had ordered us to fall down and worship a golden image. - Author: Thomas Jefferson
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#73. The Government goes after the little guys, not their own. - Author: Kenneth Eade
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#74. The love of life is necessary to the vigorous prosecution of any undertaking. - Author: Samuel Johnson
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#75. Ah! there is not in the world a single man free; for he is either a slave to money or to fortune, or else the people in their thousands or the fear of public prosecution prevents him from following the dictates of his heart. - Author: Euripides
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#76. After examining some of the recent cases which the Postal Service has pursued, vigorous prosecution of, for example, a health food advocate. - Author: Vin Weber
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#77. Jail is more commonly-suited to those less-commonly able to finance a defense (or to potentially pander the prosecution). The choices for council is either a retained lawyer or, by default, a public defender. In the later of these two, the common title in jail was 'public pretender'. - Author: H. Kirk Rainer
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#78. But the Court of Criminal Appeals was not always a rubber stamp for the prosecution. Much to Mark Barrett's delight, he received the news on April 16, 1991, that a new trial had been ordered for Greg Wilhoit. - Author: John Grisham
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