In the secret courts of men's hearts Atticus had no case. Tom was a dead man the minute Mayella Ewell opened her mouth and screamed.
Why should not Conscience have vacation As well as other courts o' th' nation? Have equal power to adjourn, Appoint appearance and return?Samuel Butler
I have come to regard the law courts not as a cathedral but rather as a casino.Richard Ingrams
Perhaps the best testimony to the effectiveness of the reforms of 1852 is the fact, that men of a slightly later generation, familiar with the working of the courts half a century after, find it difficult to believe that such abuses as are plainly described by the legislation of that year, should really have existed in the middle of the nineteenth century.edward jenks
Bientôt nous plongerons dans les froides ténèbres; Adieu, vive clarté de nos étés trop courts!Charles Baudelaire
During the eighteenth- and nineteenth-century British occupation of Srinagar, colonial-style colleges, hospitals, and courts were constructed. In the downtown area of the city are less well-known residences, mosques, temples, hammams , and bazaars constructed in the local vernacular of timber and masonry architecture. Together, these buildings represent an unusually intact pre-modern urban environment.
It is unlawful to reproduce or distribute someone else's copyrighted work without that person's authorization. Indeed, courts have entered numerous permanent injunctions and awarded statutory damages and attorneys' fees regarding infringement of these and similar works. ... preserve any and all documents pertaining to this matter...including, but not limited to, logs, data entry sheets, applications - electronic or otherwise, registrations forms, billings statements or invoices, computer print-outs, disks, hard drives, etc.
When a general usage has been judicially ascertained and established, it becomes a part of the law merchant, which courts of justice are bound to know and recognise.
The sentences of foreign courts have always some degree of regard paid to them by the courts of justice here: and it is very right that an attention should be paid to them, as far as they ought to have weight in the case depending.
Although the decisions of the American courts are of course not binding on us, yet the sound and enlightened views of American lawyers in the administration and development of the law a law, except so far as altered by statutory enactment, derived from a common source with our own entitle their decisions to the utmost respect and confidence on our part.alexander cockburn
Vastly inferior as this Court is to the House of Commons, considered as a body in the State, and amenable as its members may be for illconduct in their office to its animadversions and certainly are to its impeachment before the Lords, yet, as a Court of law, we know no superior but those courts which may revise our judgments for error; and in this respect there is no common term of comparison between this Court and the House.
I was not born for courts or great affairs; I pay my debts, believe, and say my pray'rs.
The real pitch lake is simply about two hundred asphalt tennis courts, in very bad condition, set in the midst of somegently undulating greenmeadows.Iam inclined to ask for my money back.
The common law of chattels, that is to say, the law ultimately adopted by the King's courts for the regulation of disputes about the ownership and possession of goods, was, to be a substantial extent, a by-product of that new procedure which had been mainly introduced to perfect the feudal scheme of land law.edward jenks
"The internet has no government, no constitution, no laws, no rights, no police, no courts. Don't talk about fairness or innocence, and don't talk about what should be done. Instead, talk about what is being done and what will be done by the amorphous unreachable undefinable blob called the internet user base." (2004)paul vixie
If citizens were permitted privately owned courts and armies, then they would possess the means to defend themselves against invasive acts by the government as well as by private individuals.
Unreason is now ascendant in the United States in our schools, in our courts, and in each branch of the federal government. Only 28 percent of Americans believe in evolution ; 68 percent believe in Satan . Ignorance in this degree, concentrated in both the head and belly of a lumbering superpower, is now a problem for the entire world .sam harris
The crime [homosexuality] was subject to punishment by both secular and ecclesiastical courts just as now it is subject to punishment by both penal and psychiatric sanctions.thomas szasz
It took more than a century for (our) courts to begin protecting speakers and publishers from official repression in the United States.
A day in thy courts is better than a thousand. I had rather be a door-keeper in the house of my God than to dwell in the tente of wickedness.
The president's need for complete candor and objectivity from advisers calls for great deference from the courts .
No stops are ever inserted in Acts of Parliament, or in deeds; but the courts of law, in construing them, must read them with such stops as will give effect to the whole.kenyon, lloyd, 1st baron kenyon
So long as courts of justice remain courts of justice there must be decency maintained.
It is true that courts of equity, in administering justice, sometimes go further than the courts of law.
To us the judgments of courts in the United States are merely what our decisions have been to them. To us they are merely the opinions of eminent and learned men on a question of law, which is common to them and to us. Eminent Judges have given their opinion one way, and other eminent Judges have given their opinion another way.
Mankind naturally give evidence to the constituted courts, and reputation is incurably damaged by their decisions, whether erroneous or not.
Recognised precedents have the force of decisions, by which courts and Judges individually must hold themselves bound.
The humanity of the Court has been loudly and repeatedly invoked. Humanity is the second virtue of courts, but undoubtedly the first is Justice.