Most popular courts quotes
Agree, for the law is costly.
A judge is a law student who marks his own examination papers.
For certain people after fifty, litigation takes the place of sex.
A good and faithful judge prefers what is right to what is expedient.
The trial of a case is a three-legged stool - a judge and two advocates.
A jury consists of twelve persons chosen to decide who has the better lawyer.
Well, I don't know as I want a lawyer to tell me what I cannot do. I hire him to tell how to do what I want to do.
When a judge puts on his robes, he puts off his relations to any, and, like Melchisedech, becomes without pedigree.
Judges ... rule on the basis of law, not public opinion, and they should be totally indifferent to pressures of the times.
Judges ought to remember, that their office is jus dicere, and not jus dare; to interpret law, and not to make law, or give law.
The detective series on TV always end at precisely the right moment – after the criminal is arrested and before the court turns him loose.
The efficiency of our criminal jury system is only marred by the difficulty of finding twelve men every day who don't know anything and can't read.
I have always thought from my earliest youth until now, that the greatest scourge an angry heaven ever inflicted upon an ungrateful and a sinning people, was an ignorant, a corrupt, or a dependent judiciary.