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I hope to be remembered for writing books about social justice that also have enough aesthetic value to endure as works of literature.
Professionalism in law has brought us the O.J. Simpson case in lieu of justice.
The Christian - the biblical - concept of mercy toward wrongdoers only exists in relation to justice. Showing mercy, in relation to wrongdoing, means treating someone better than they deserve.
Christians should emphatically be campaigning for justice for the poor - but the Church is not a campaign.
The solicitor general is sometimes referred to as the 10th Supreme Court justice - a pretty important position.
We cannot seek or attain health, wealth, learning, justice or kindness in general. Action is always specific, concrete, individualized, unique.
Justice is horrible.
Whoever is content with the world, and who profits from its lack of justice, does not want to change it.
The Bible calls us to love our neighbors, and to do justice and love kindness, not to indiscriminately kill one another.
On March 12, 2004, acting attorney general James B. Comey and the Justice Department's top leadership reached the brink of resignation over electronic surveillance orders that they believed to be illegal.
The Civil Rights for Musicians Act is about economic justice for African American artists. It's about what's right. And it's about time.
Socialism is about claims of justice, and it is also about money: about wealth, income, physical and financial capital. It is an ideology based on allocating economic resources. It may try to achieve that goal by nationalizing assets, by command-and-control regulation, or by taxation and redistribution.
Teachers, social workers, public lawyers who bring companies to justice, government accountants who try to make sure money is spent as it should be - all need at least four years of college.
Disarm, disarm. The sword of murder is not the balance of justice. Blood does not wipe out dishonor, nor violence indicate possession.
Julia Ward Howe
I never pursued anything but acting. But as a kid, I was really interested in the Supreme Court. I wanted to to be a Supreme Court justice, but didn't want to be a lawyer. I just wanted to go straight to being a justice.
Got good news and bad news for you, Mr. President. The good news is that Chief Justice John Roberts just saved your legacy and, perhaps, your presidency by writing for the Supreme Court majority to rule health care reform constitutional.
In the end, religion teaches us to value truth, justice and freedom.
F. Sionil Jose
What I see everywhere in the world are ordinary people willing to confront despair, power, and incalculable odds in order to restore some semblance of grace, justice, and beauty to this world.
There are many pointers in the Bible concerning the rightness, the goodness, the beauty, the justice, the preciousness of racial harmony and diversity.
I conclude that it is a fundamental mistake to think that salvation, justice, or virtue come through merely human institutions.
Isaac and I are going to Israel to ride for peace enviromental justice and a safer world for us all.
Congress has an opportunity to take advantage of the opening created by Justice Kennedy later this year when it reauthorizes the federal No Child Left Behind Act.
A bumper of good liquor will end a contest quicker than justice, judge, or vicar.
Richard Brinsley Sheridan
In 1994, when I went back to Haiti from exile, we established a Commission for Truth and Justice and Reconciliation. I passed the documents to the next government, and I never heard about it again.
Were there peace and justice in the Middle East, the Arabs would no more need their tinhorn dictators than they would their corpulent princes.
A. P. J. Abdul Kalam
Martin Luther King, Jr.
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