Top 24 Quotes & Sayings by Famous Counsels

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Abusers are engineers and architects and janitors and police officers and any other walk of life. There's not a job or profession that is exempt.
Prisons are woefully ill-equipped for their current role as the nations primary mental health facilities.
It's very important to remember that it's your intellectual property; it's not your computer. And in the pursuit of protection of intellectual property, it's important not to defeat or undermine the security measures that people need to adopt in these days.
[T]he Nixon campaign in 1968, and the Nixon White House after that, had two enemies: the antiwar Left, and black people. You understand what I'm saying? We knew we couldn't make it illegal to be either against the war or black. But by getting the public to associate the hippies with marijuana and blacks with heroin, and then criminalizing both heavily, we could disrupt those communities. We could arrest their leaders, raid their homes, break up their meetings, and vilify them night after night on the evening news. Did we know we were lying about the drugs? Of course we did.
Until this moment, Senator, I think I never really gauged your cruelty or your recklessness....Let us not assassinate this lad further, senator. You have done enough. Have you no sense of decency?
The Atonement is an event that enables us to be reconciled to God. The word atonement, or 'at-one-ment,' means to restore or to come back. In terms of family, it means to be reunited with one another and with God and His Son, Jesus Christ. It means sadness through separation will become happiness through reuniting.
Any state with an initiative process is on our radar.
Fear and anxiety were exploited by zealots and fools.
If cruelty is no longer declared unlawful, but instead is applied as a matter of policy, it alters the fundamental relationship of man to government. It destroys the whole notion of individual rights. The Constitution recognizes that man has an inherent right, not bestowed by the state or laws, to personal dignity, including the right to be free of cruelty. It applies to all human beings, not just in America - even those designated as β€˜unlawful enemy combatants.’ If you make this exception, the whole Constitution crumbles.
Well, I think we ought to let him hang there. Let him twist slowly, slowly in the wind. β€” Β© John Ehrlichman
Well, I think we ought to let him hang there. Let him twist slowly, slowly in the wind.
We're talking about really vital services to people who are already in a terrible situation and really in need of emergency services - and there aren't alternatives.
There's a very comfortable techno-libertarian culture where you think you're doing the right thing.
The Chinese are like a tank through a corn field, they just keep mowing through it. Senators want sanctions against countries supporting cyberattacks.
Through the infinite Atonement, God has provided a means whereby we can both overcome our sins and become completely clean again. This is made possible by the eternal law of mercy. Mercy satisfies the claims of justice through our repentance and the power of the Atonement. Without the power of the Atonement and our complete repentance, we are subject to the law of justice.
Look, we understood we couldn't make it illegal to be young or poor or black in the United States, but we could criminalize their common pleasure. We understood that drugs were not the health problem we were making them out to be, but it was such a perfect issue for the Nixon White House that we couldn't resist it.
The way people in the United States execute human beings would not pass muster for euthanasia of animals. β€” Β© Jamie Fellner
The way people in the United States execute human beings would not pass muster for euthanasia of animals.
It's always an uphill battle to defeat a Supreme Court nominee, but this is a fight worth having.
Women don't even have equal treatment when it comes to filing a lawsuit for discrimination.
You can't just draw a veil of secrecy when you are locking people up. You have to do at least the minimum, which is to acknowledge who you are holding.
Why wouldn't we consider doing to Islamic extremists what Glenn Greenwald does routinely to Republicans?
Prison officials have been more concerned about sparing the sensitivities of executioners and witnesses than protecting the condemned prisoner from pain. They are more concerned with appearances than with the reality.
Senator. You've done enough. Have you no sense of decency, sir? At long last, have you left no sense of decency?
I remember what it was like in the 1960's in rural Louisiana. Women did not have many options. My own best friend in high school had a baby at 16. I don't want us to go back to those days.
An immigration violation should not give the government license to rip up the rule book. By restricting judicial oversight and blocking public scrutiny, the government has exercised virtually unchecked power over those it has detained.
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