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" A fox should not be on the jury at a goose's trial. "
" After the verdict was read in the Simpson case, as the jury was leaving, one of them, I was later told, said, 'We think he probably did it. We just didn't think they proved it beyond a reasonable doubt.' "
" A grand jury hears only one side - that of the prosecutor. "
" A jury consists of twelve persons chosen to decide who has the better lawyer. "
" A jury is composed of twelve men of average ignorance. "
" A jury of my countrymen, it is true, have found me guilty of the crime of which I stood indicted. For this I entertain not the slightest feeling of resentment towards them. "
Thomas Francis Meagher
" Any good trial lawyer knows that if you've got one credible expert or scientific study, then you can let the jury decide. "
" A pun does not commonly justify a blow in return. But if a blow were given for such cause, and death ensued, the jury would be judges both of the facts and of the pun, and might, if the latter were of an aggravated character, return a verdict of justifiable homicide. "
Oliver Wendell Holmes, Sr.
" A State which has universal suffrage and a wide extension of the jury franchise, must qualify the people by education to rightly exercise the great powers with which they are invested. "
" Bill Clinton was impeached primarily for criminal conduct: lying under oath and misleading a federal grand jury about his affair with Monica Lewinsky. Nixon would have been impeached for a wide array of criminal acts, as well as abuses of power. "
" Ending racial discrimination in jury selection can be accomplished only by eliminating peremptory challenges entirely. "
" Every year, the Giller jury is different. You write the best book you can and throw it out there. "
" Getting out of jury duty is easy. The trick is to say you're prejudiced against all races. "
" Good-looking individuals are treated better than homely ones in virtually every social situation, from dating to trial by jury. "
" I believe in the jury system. "
O. J. Simpson
" I certainly believe it's over for the jury system, but we won't admit it for a while. "
" I did not see any major issues other than the jury substitutions. I can't know whether there's a problem there, until I read the transcript from the in-chambers conference, when those jurors were excused. "
" I don't believe anyone has leaked grand jury information. "
" I don't think any prosecutor should walk into a courtroom and think they're going to wow a jury with catchphrases and cliches and that kind of performance. "
" I don't think I could have just kept writing the 'Richard Jury' books. It wasn't that I was bored or dissatisfied. I just had to write something else. "
" If a jury have not the right to judge between the government and those who disobey its laws, and resist its oppressions, the government is absolute, and the people, legally speaking, are slaves. "
" If you go to probably any jury trial in Baltimore that involves violence, either an assault or murder, and watch the voir dire, to me, that's when you get a sense of what it's like to live in Baltimore. "
" If you violate Nature's laws you are your own prosecuting attorney, judge, jury, and hangman. "
" If you were summoned for jury duty and you didn't show up, what would happen? You'd be in jail! "
" I got put on jury duty, which is where I learned how to write. "
David O. Russell
" I hardly expected the grand jury to sustain me, after they saw everything different from what it had been while I was there. Yet they did, and their report to the court advises all the changes made that I had proposed. "
" I have faith in the jury system. "
" I have great faith in the jury system. "
Judge Mills Lane
" In 1994 the U.S. Court of Appeals decided in the case of Oliver North to permit the release of grand jury evidence, because it had already been so thoroughly leaked. "
" In our system, we leave questions of fact to a jury. But to render a verdict, a jury must know the law. For this, we rely upon jury instructions. Instructions are supposed to translate the law into lay terms that the jury can apply to the facts as they determine them. "
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