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It is the spirit and not the form of law that keeps justice alive.
Doubts raced through my mind as I considered the feasibility of enforcing a law which the majority of honest citizens didn't seem to want.
The immoral cannot be made moral through the use of secret law.
The Safe Drinking Water Act, the safety provisions of the Clean Water Acts, the Clean Air Act, the Superfund Law - the gas industry is exempt from all these basic environmental and worker protections. They don't have to disclose the chemicals they use. They don't have to play by the same rules as anybody else.
Good Christian people, I am come hither to die, for according to the law, and by the law I am judged to die, and therefore I will speak nothing against it. I am come hither to accuse no man, nor to speak anything of that, whereof I am accused and condemned to die.
I am not a proponent of the death penalty, but I will enforce the law as this Congress gives it to us.
All the other chiefs and tribes have accepted the Great Law of Peace. They now live in peace with one another.
Mob law is the most forcible expression of an abnormal public opinion; it shows that society is rotten to the core.
Timothy Thomas Fortune
We will have a border that is open for business, open for tourism, open for legitimate travelers; but that is closed to terrorists and drug pushers and smugglers and others who seek to break the law.
Law is a bottomless pit.
These illegal aliens are criminals and we need to treat them as such. I'm not in favor of giving amnesty to anybody who has broken the law. I applaud what our Georgia legislature is doing in trying to crack down on this situation.
I was a lawyer for about ten years. The law teaches one to see things from all different angles.
The Chinese have certain advantages. The fact that it's a single party government. But I do believe in the long run the fact that India is a functioning democracy committed to the rule of law. Our system is slow to move but I'm confident that once decisions are taken they are going to be far more durable.
Obama has built his public image around his ability to bridge divisions - racial, ideological or generational. And that was his reputation, even at Harvard Law School, where he was the first black president of the 'Law Review.'
This is the law of God by which He makes His way known to man and is paramount to all human control.
Persecution is not an original feature in any religion; but it is always the strongly marked feature of all religions established by law.
Some men are alive simply because it is against the law to kill them.
E. W. Howe
The greatest block today in the way of woman's emancipation is the church, the canon law, the Bible and the priesthood.
Elizabeth Cady Stanton
If the jury have no right to judge of the justice of a law of the government, they plainly can do nothing to protect the people against the oppressions of the government; for there are no oppressions which the government may not authorize by law.
Antitrust law isn't about protecting competing businesses from each other, it's about protecting competition itself on behalf of the public.
Amnesty is a big billboard, a flashing billboard, to the rest of the world that we don't really mean our immigration law.
No man's error becomes his own Law; nor obliges him to persist in it.
The Fuhrer alone is the present and future German reality and its law. Learn to know ever more deeply: from now on every single thing demands decision, and every action responsibility.
That which is not just is not law.
William Lloyd Garrison
Yes, there's such a thing as luck in trial law but it only comes at 3 o'clock in the morning. You'll still find me in the library looking for luck at 3 o'clock in the morning.
The knife of corruption endangered the life of New York City. The scalpel of the law is making us well again.
C. S. Lewis
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