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" Abortion is not a right. It is a violent act against the defenseless. It violates every principle of morality and should be barred by American law. Until that day, I fully support bans on partial-birth abortion, third-trimester abortion, and indeed every limit that can receive public support. "
" About the only gun law we have in Vermont is during deer season. If you have a semi-automatic, you can't have more than six rounds in it. "
" Above all, I would teach him to tell the truth Truth-telling, I have found, is the key to responsible citizenship. The thousands of criminals I have seen in 40 years of law enforcement have had one thing in common: Every single one was a liar. "
J. Edgar Hoover
" According to Celtic law, all sons equally divided the inheritance and principalities of their father. "
" According to the Law of Cause and Effect, every effect must have a cause. In other words, everything that happens has a catalyst; everything that came into being has something that caused it. Things don't just happen by themselves. "
" According to the law of nature it is only fair that no one should become richer through damages and injuries suffered by another. "
Marcus Tullius Cicero
" A chair's function is not just to provide a place to sit; it is to provide a medium for self-expression. Chairs are about status, for example. Or signalling something about oneself. That's why the words chair, seat and bench have found themselves used to describe high status professions, from academia to Parliament to the law. "
" A corollary is that, when laws are out of touch with the people, those laws can and should be changed - from the most simple local regulations to the highest law of the land, our federal Constitution. "
" A country's adhering to the rule of law does not mean that its citizens will not do bad things. "
" A courtroom is supposed to be a place where the status quo can be disrupted - even upended - when the Constitution or laws may require, where the comfortable can be afflicted and the afflicted find some comfort, all under the shelter of the law. "
" Act as if the maxim of your action were to become through your will a be general natural law. "
" Acting is seductive. It looks so much fun. I did dally with other things. I did pupillage in a law firm, but I didn't like the look of how many files the lawyer I was working with had to take home every night. It looked like a hideous amount of work, when actors were having nice lunches and discussing books. "
" Action for which I become responsible, or for which my administration becomes responsible, shall be within the law. "
William Howard Taft
" Act that your principle of action might safely be made a law for the whole world. "
" Actual aristocracy cannot be abolished by any law: all the law can do is decree how it is to be imparted and who is to acquire it. "
Georg C. Lichtenberg
" Affairs of state tend to drive most presidents toward the center on both foreign and domestic policy, no matter where on the political spectrum they begin, and especially so in the areas of intelligence and law enforcement. "
David K. Shipler
" After 25-plus years as a lawyer, prosecutor, and defense attorney, I have developed a deep appreciation for both the wisdom of the law and the role that jurists play in framing the rights and responsibilities that define our society. "
" After 'Click, Clack, Moo' was published, I was still practicing law and had no plans to make a career change. "
" After I dropped out of college at the age of 19, I became a mortgage broker, and when I went back to school I thought about going into real estate law. "
" After I got my law degree and business degree, I went to work for my family, and I spent two years at Hyatt doing a training program. I was really interested in real estate - one reason was that nobody in my family was doing that. I was looking for a place where I could be successful doing something that was my own. "
" After law school, I put on my power suit and worked at a series of law firms. By the time I was at my third in six years, it dawned on me that a traditional law job wasn't for me. "
" After leaving law school, I intentionally said that I never wanted to hold a job more than six years. "
" After the war, prompted by the Cardinal Archbishop of Paris, I entered Parliament so that a priest could speak out for the poor, as canon law at that time still permitted. "
" Again, I shall be told that the law presumes the husband to be kind, affectionate, and ready to provide for and protect his wife. But what right, I ask, has the law to presume at all on the subject? "
" Agencies and the executive branch need to enforce the law. They don't need to fill in the spaces if Congress doesn't act. "
" Agencies exist to administer the law. "
" A growing and increasingly influential movement of philosophers, ethicists, law professors and activists are convinced that the great moral struggle of our time will be for the rights of animals. "
" Ah! how annoying that the law doesn't allow a woman to change husbands just as one does shirts. "
" A judge can't have any preferred outcome in any particular case. The judge's only obligation - and it's a solemn obligation - is to the rule of law. "
" A judge is a law student who marks his own examination papers. "
H. L. Mencken
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