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
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
I have come to regard the law courts not as a cathedral but rather as a casino.Richard Ingrams
Bientôt nous plongerons dans les froides ténèbres; Adieu, vive clarté de nos étés trop courts!Charles Baudelaire
I would sooner receive injustice in the Queen's courts than justice in a foreign court. I hold that man or woman to be a scoundrel who goes abroad to a foreign court to have the judgments of the Queen's courts overturned, the actions of her Government countermanded or the legislation of Parliament struck down.enoch powell
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.
Up the hill where stucco houses inVirginia creeper drown And my childish wave of pity, seeing children carrying down Sheaves of drooping dandelions to the courts of Kentish Town.
He brought an eye for all he saw; He mixed in all our simple sports; They pleased him, fresh from brawling courts And dusty purlieus of the law.Tennyson
We didn't raise this issue, the courts raised it. The courts jammed it down our throats, at the risk of insulting any of my gay male fans.ann coulter
Attention must be given to the penal consequences of violations of the right to peace, including the punishment by domestic courts or in due time by the International Criminal Court of those who have engaged in aggression and propaganda for war.alfred de zayas
Bharat Natyam’s immediate predecessor was sadir, primarily a solo dance form practiced by devadasis, courtesans affiliated to temples and courts as performers and ritual officiants.
Is not this insanity plea becoming rather common? Is it not so common that the reader confidently expects to see it offered in every criminal case that comes before the courts? [...] Really, what we want now, is not laws against crime, but a law against insanity .
Alternate translation: Two gates the silent courts of sleep adorn, That of pale ivory, this of lucid horn. Through this, true visions take their airy way, Through that, false phantoms mount the realms of day. Book VII If Heav'n thou can'st not bend, Hell thou shalt move.
The decisions of the House of Lords are binding on me and upon all the courts except itself.romilly, john, 1st baron romilly
The experience we have in courts of justice leads us to know that persons who trade without due caution often find their hopes deceived: they find in the result that they have parted with goods for which they never can obtain the money.
It has been often said that courts of justice have nothing to do with what are called principles of honour, and there is a well-known case in the books, with which those who practise in the courts are veryfamiliar, in which, upon a counsel saying to Lord Thurlow, " Your lordship must think in point of honour" so and so, Lord Thurlow said, "Upon that ground you must apply to the person himself; I do not give any opinion upon that subject."
By common courtesy, credit is given to courts which have pronounced the law, that they have proceeded legally.
The paternal jurisdiction of courts of equity.
In former years, and down to times within my recollection, Judges of what used to be the common law courts of this realm delighted in applying, rigidly and strictly, a series of rules and maxims which their predecessors had delighted themselves in devising, although they did not always commend themselves to the apprehension of the million.
It is the more fit for the Supreme Court to give some certain rule in it that may regulate and guide the judgment of inferior courts.
courts of justice ought to carry into effect the intentions of testators as far as they can consistently with the rules of law.