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There was an ancient Roman lawyer, of great fame in the history of Roman jurisprudence, whom they called Cui Bono, from his having first introduced into judicial proceedings the argument, "What end or object could the party have had in the act with which he is accused." (Quote by - Edmund Burke)

The United States was founded by the violent overthrow of a violently founded throne. (Quote by - O Anna Niemus)

Those learned in the law, when they do give advice without the usual fee, and in the confidence of friendship, generally say, "Pay, pay anything rather than go to law.". (Quote by - Isabella Beeton)

An appeal is when ye ask wan court to show its contempt for another court. (Quote by - Finley Peter Dunne)

Is not the winding up witnesses, And nicking, more than half the bus'ness? For witnesses, like watches, go Just as they're set, too fast or slow; And where in Conscience they're strait-lac'd, 'Tis ten to one that side is cast. (Quote by - Samuel Butler)

This is a court of law, young man, not a court of justice. (Quote by - Oliver Wendell)

The United States is a nation of laws: badly written and randomly enforced. (Quote by - Frank Zappa)

A good parson once said that where mystery begins religion ends. Cannot I say, as truly at least, of human laws, that where mystery begins, justice ends? (Quote by - Edmund Burke)

Technology is dominated by two types of people: those who understand what they do not manage, and those who manage what they do not understand. (Quote by - Putt's Law)

The law is a strange thing. It makes a man swear to tell the truth, and every time he shows signs of doing so, some lawyer objects. (Quote by - Anon.)

Law cannot persuade where it cannot punish. (Quote by - Thomas Fuller)

Law school taught me one thing: how to take two situations that are exactly the same and show how they are different. (Quote by - Hart Pomerantz)

Our system is not one of justice, but of law. (Quote by - Edna Buchanan)

Law is king of all. (Quote by - Henry Alford)

Our government is the potent, the omnipresent teacher. For good or for ill, it teaches the whole people by its example. Crime is contagious. If the government becomes a law-breaker, it breeds contempt for law; it invites every man to become a law unto himself; it invites anarchy. (Quote by - Louis D. Brandeis)

The most overlooked advantage to owning a computer is that if they foul up there's no law against whacking them around a little. (Quote by - Porterfield)

Wretches hang that jurymen may dine. (Quote by - Alexander Pope)

Men would be great criminals did they need as many laws as they break. (Quote by - Charles John Darling)

A successful lawsuit is the one worn by the policeman. (Quote by - Robert Frost)

Now, O king, establish the decree, and sign the writing, that it be not changed, according to the law of the Medes and Persians, which altereth not. (Quote by - Bible)

The case has been going on for so long that I've forgotten whether I'm really innocent or guilty. (Quote by - Ashleigh Brilliant)

It is the spirit and not the form of law that keeps justice alive. (Quote by - Earl Warren)

Law is no explanation of anything; law is simply a generalization, a category of facts. Law is neither a cause, nor a reason, nor a power, nor a coercive force. It is nothing but a general formula, a statistical table. (Quote by - Florence Nightingale)

The reason there is so little crime in Germany is that it's against the law. (Quote by - Alex Levin)

For many persons, law appears to be black magic--an obscure domain that can be fathomed only by the professional initiated into the mysteries. (Quote by - Susan C. Ross)

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