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I remember in high school thinking that I wanted to be a lawyer, and now I realize I saw that movie 'And Justice for All' when I was a kid and thought, 'That's what lawyers do, and I want to get up and yell and scream in the middle of a courtroom.' Aaron Douglas

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That President Mohammad Khatami's policies have been blocked is the bitterest incident in the contemporary Iranian history. This means that the wishes of millions of people who voted for Khatami and called for freedom and justice have been ignored... Why should cultural activities and journalism be so risky in Iran? Abdolkarim Soroush

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Earth's dispossessed are vulnerable targets for extremists: those who teach that global justice is meaningless; that satisfaction can come only in violence, division, and intellectual isolation. Abdullah II of Jordan

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Finally, a good prosecutor knows that her job is to enforce the law without fear or favor. Likewise, a Supreme Court Justice must interpret the laws without fear or favor. Amy Klobuchar

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I'm looking for a Justice who appreciates the awesome responsibility that she will be given, if confirmed. A Justice who understands the gravity of the office and who respects the very different roles that the Constitution provides for each of the three branches of government. Amy Klobuchar

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Men who want to support women in our struggle for freedom and justice should understand that it is not terrifically important to us that they learn to cry; it is important to us that they stop the crimes of violence against us. Andrea Dworkin

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As long as there is rape... there is not going to be any peace or justice or equality or freedom. You are not going to become what you want to become or who you want to become. You are not going to live in the world you want to live in. Andrea Dworkin

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In the world at large, people are rewarded or punished in ways that are often utterly random. In the garden, cause and effect, labor and reward, are re-coupled. Gardening makes sense in a senseless world. By extension, then, the more gardens in the world, the more justice, the more sense is created. Andrew Weil

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Our family were outsiders, and I've always had a sense of the outsider, the underdog, and a strong sense of justice towards people who are excluded. Andy Serkis

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My father was interested in justice, always working for people who needed to be supported. Andy Serkis

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Well, the terrible thing right now, and I don't know the statistics, but there's a growing concern in some communities about how rapidly people are sent from school to jail, how quickly they're put into the criminal justice system. And of course the rapidly growing number of brown people, both men and women, in prison. And this is terrible. Anna Deavere Smith

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The price of justice is eternal publicity. Arnold Bennett

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Being from the heartland of America, I do not think one should have to go to Washington to seek justice. Asa Hutchinson

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Patriotism has no appeal to us; justice has. Party has no weight with us; principle has. Loyalty is meaningless; it depends on what one is loyal to. A. Philip Randolph

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Justice is never given; it is exacted. A. Philip Randolph

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Expedience, not justice, is the rule of contemporary American law. Abbie Hoffman

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I have always found that mercy bears richer fruits than strict justice. Abraham Lincoln

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A private soldier has as much right to justice as a major-general. Abraham Lincoln

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Slavery is founded in the selfishness of man's nature - opposition to it is his love of justice. These principles are an eternal antagonism; and when brought into collision so fiercely, as slavery extension brings them, shocks and throes and convulsions must ceaselessly follow. Abraham Lincoln

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Let reverence for the laws be breathed by every American mother to the lisping babe that prattles on her lap - let it be taught in schools, in seminaries, and in colleges; let it be written in primers, spelling books, and in almanacs; let it be preached from the pulpit, proclaimed in legislative halls, and enforced in courts of justice. Abraham Lincoln

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In the matter of justice, all should be equal in your eyes. Abu Bakr

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I'm rap's vigilante. I'm out for justice. Action Bronson

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Resentment seems to have been given us by nature for a defense, and for a defense only! It is the safeguard of justice and the security of innocence. Adam Smith

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Little else is requisite to carry a state to the highest degree of opulence from the lowest barbarism but peace, easy taxes, and a tolerable administration of justice: all the rest being brought about by the natural course of things. Adam Smith

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When strength is yoked with justice, where is a mightier pair than they? Aeschylus

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For there is no defense for a man who, in the excess of his wealth, has kicked the great altar of Justice out of sight. Aeschylus

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Too much mercy... often resulted in further crimes which were fatal to innocent victims who need not have been victims if justice had been put first and mercy second. Agatha Christie

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In order to establish peace, you must have fair justice for everyone. Al Sharpton

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Judges are the weakest link in our system of justice, and they are also the most protected. Alan Dershowitz

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If torture is going to be administered as a last resort in the ticking-bomb case, to save enormous numbers of lives, it ought to be done openly, with accountability, with approval by the president of the United States or by a Supreme Court justice. Alan Dershowitz

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