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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.' open_in_new

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Education for all seems to be the product of a type of distributive justice that is in no way related to the individual. open_in_new

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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. open_in_new

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No international court can ever substitute for a working national justice system. Or for a society at peace. open_in_new

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I'm rap's vigilante. I'm out for justice. open_in_new

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We all avow to struggle for making this country a welfare state where everyone is allowed to spend life on the basis of social justice and where everyone can live in peace and honour. open_in_new

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

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If I were a Negro, I'd be fighting, as Martin Luther King fought, for human recognition and justice. I'd rather go down with my flag flying. If you're weak or crippled, or you can't speak out or fight back in some way, then people don't hesitate to treat you badly. open_in_new

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The Bible calls us to love our neighbors, and to do justice and love kindness, not to indiscriminately kill one another. open_in_new

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I do know that you have to choose between the logic of reconciliation and the logic of justice. Pure justice leads to new civil war. I prefer the negotiable revolution. open_in_new

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But I have always said that it's important we must make sure that justice is at all time be maintained. open_in_new

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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. open_in_new

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Justice is never given; it is exacted and the struggle must be continuous for freedom is never a final fact, but a continuing evolving process to higher and higher levels of human, social, economic, political and religious relationship. open_in_new

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Justice is never given; it is exacted. open_in_new

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No matter how powerful, countries cannot rule the whole world. The world is ruled by brains, by justice, by morals and by fairness. open_in_new

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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? open_in_new

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

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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. open_in_new

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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. open_in_new

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

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Let Justice, blind and halt and maimed, chastise the rebel spirit surging in my veins, let the Law deal me penalties and pains And make me hideous in my neighbours' eyes. open_in_new

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

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A Reagan appointee, Justice Kennedy is no liberal, as he has shown on issues from affirmative action to corporate campaign spending. But he has repeatedly sided with gay litigants before the court. open_in_new

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The Supreme Court's most conservative Justices have presented themselves as great respecters of precedent and opponents of 'judicial activism' - of judges using the Constitution to strike down laws passed by the elected branches of government. If they are true to those principles, they should uphold rent control. open_in_new

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Mississippi's loose campaign finance laws allow lawyers and companies to contribute heavily to the judges they appear before. That is terrible for justice, since the courts are teeming with perfectly legal conflicts of interest. open_in_new

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Even a single Justice can have a profound impact on the country. open_in_new

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Conservative Justices have a history of not standing by their professed commitment to judicial restraint. open_in_new

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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. open_in_new

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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. open_in_new

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Reflection is only a partial understanding of truth if it does not translate itself in practice into commitments to the common good and justice. Truth is not mere abstraction but something to be done and is only apprehended when this is realized. open_in_new

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We know that peace is only possible when it is the fruit of justice. True peace is a profound transformation by means of the force of nonviolence that is the power of love. open_in_new

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Like everywhere in the world, people of the Middle East aspire to liberty and justice. They wish to have a better life and a decent education for their children. open_in_new

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Communism is the corruption of a dream of justice. open_in_new

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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. open_in_new

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The search for justice and security, the struggle for equality of opportunity, the quest for tolerance and harmony, the pursuit of human dignity - these are moral imperatives which we must work towards and think about on a daily basis. open_in_new

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China has not established the rule of law and if there is a power above the law there is no social justice. Everybody can be subjected to harm. I'm just a citizen: my life is equal in value to any other. But I'm thankful that when I lost my freedom so many people shared feelings and put such touching effort into helping me. open_in_new

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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. open_in_new

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The anvil of justice is planted firm, and fate who makes the sword does the forging in advance. open_in_new

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Justice turns the scale, bringing to some learning through suffering. open_in_new

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

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I call on the international community to be fair to the Iraqi people. My position is that we respect international resolutions but in return demand justice and accountability for those who stole Iraq's money. open_in_new

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The Universal Zulu Nation stands to acknowledge wisdom, understanding, freedom, justice, and equality, peace, unity, love, and having fun, work, overcoming the negative through the positive, science, mathematics, faith, facts, and the wonders of God, whether we call him Allah, Jehovah, Yahweh, or Jah. open_in_new

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Justice is such a fine thing that we cannot pay too dearly for it. open_in_new

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Aside from my family, I have two great loves in my life: acting and the fight for social justice. open_in_new

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As far as I remember, even younger than eight, I have always been guided by reason. Not cold reason, but that which leads to the truth, to the real, and to sane Justice. open_in_new

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We shall never achieve harmony with land, any more than we shall achieve absolute justice or liberty for people. In these higher aspirations, the important thing is not to achieve but to strive. open_in_new

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I should like to be able to love my country and still love justice. open_in_new

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Against eternal injustice, man must assert justice, and to protest against the universe of grief, he must create happiness. open_in_new

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The universal medicine for the Soul is the Supreme Reason and Absolute Justice; for the mind, mathematical and practical Truth; for the body, the Quintessence, a combination of light and gold. open_in_new

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

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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. open_in_new

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A criminal trial is never about seeking justice for the victim. If it were, there could be only one verdict: guilty. open_in_new

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

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Every celebrity case I've been involved in - I've been involved in a great many - the one thing you can be sure of is they don't get the same justice as everybody else. It could be worse, it could be better, it's never the same. open_in_new

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I never place limits on the potential success of my students. If they're going into acting, they're going to win the Oscar... If they're going into law, they're going to be chief justice. open_in_new

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In matters of truth and justice, there is no difference between large and small problems, for issues concerning the treatment of people are all the same. open_in_new

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The Department of Justice is a member of the Committee on Foreign Investment in the United States. open_in_new

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Everywhere among the English-speaking race criminal justice was rude, and punishments were barbarous; but the tendency was to do away with special privileges and legal exemptions. open_in_new

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Justice is conscience, not a personal conscience but the conscience of the whole of humanity. Those who clearly recognize the voice of their own conscience usually recognize also the voice of justice. open_in_new

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I think the first duty of society is justice. open_in_new

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Why has government been instituted at all? Because the passions of man will not conform to the dictates of reason and justice without constraint. open_in_new

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Why has government been instituted at all? Because the passions of men will not conform to the dictates of reason and justice, without constraint. open_in_new

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I would impress upon your minds the fact that if you want to do a man justice, you should believe what a man says himself rather than what people say he says. open_in_new

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We are fighting for an unapologetic movement for economic, social, and racial justice in the United States. open_in_new

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I was nominated at first by a group called Justice Democrats. They were trying to essentially field non-corporate candidates in the 2018 midterm election. They were looking for people with a history of community service, and my name had come across their desk, and they called. open_in_new

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What the Bronx and Queens needs is Medicare for all, tuition-free public college, a federal jobs guarantee, and criminal-justice reform. open_in_new

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And if you ask again whether there is any justice in the world, you'll have to be satisfied with the reply: Not for the time being; at any rate, not up to this Friday. open_in_new

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Justice is to be found only in imagination. open_in_new

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Fruits are always of the same nature with the seeds and roots from which they come, and trees are known by the fruits they bear: as a man begets a man, and a beast a beast, that society of men which constitutes a government upon the foundation of justice. open_in_new

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Laws and constitutions ought to be weighed... to constitute that which is most conducing to the establishment of justice and liberty. open_in_new

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I have to think of my status as a resident in this country. But I do insist that in Paraguay there was order; the judiciary had the power of complete independence; justice was fully exercised. open_in_new

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Humans love truth and justice, and rejoice in ceremonies that honor those qualities. For that sentiment we should indeed thank God. open_in_new

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It is justice and respect that I want the world to dust off and put - without delay, and with tenderness - back on the head of the Palestinian child. It will be imperfect justice and respect because the injustice and disrespect have been so severe. But I believe we are right to try. open_in_new

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The absolute pacifist is a bad citizen; times come when force must be used to uphold right, justice and ideals. open_in_new

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Justice is better than chivalry if we cannot have both. open_in_new

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If we wish to substitute for war the settlement of disputes by justice, we must first substitute for the condition of international anarchy a condition of international order. open_in_new

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The situation in the region is flammable and may explode at any moment, because of the crucial events and because of the absence of justice in executing the international legitimacy resolutions, regarding the Israeli Arab cause and the oppression on Palestinians by Israelis. open_in_new

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I feel like there was justice. It was served through the legal system you know. Everything that I endured. It was all worth it. open_in_new

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Amal Clooney - I believe in international justice. I believe it's important that you don't just turn the page without people being held to account.

I believe in international justice. I believe it's important that you don't just turn the page without people being held to account. open_in_new

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Only a well-rounded intellect, a spirit nourished in the eternal sources of intelligence and culture, of justice and wisdom, is a safeguard against both indifference and skepticism. open_in_new

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In the name of justice there cannot be subjection and in the name of peace there cannot be impunity. open_in_new

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It is our lack of will that lies behind the continued denial of justice to Jean McConville. Yet there is something that we can do now for her and for ourselves before our silence turns us from spectators into passive accomplices. We can remember her. open_in_new

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I'm very thankful to directors and filmmakers who consider me in their films, and I hope I'm able to do justice to their films. open_in_new

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I am open to any good script and the character I can do justice to. open_in_new

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In the U.S., the FBI or the people I met from the Department of Justice might be ignorant about Islam or about the East more generally, but I felt they were less willing to make blanket judgments about Muslims. This caution was less evident with some of the authorities I met in India. open_in_new

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You ask a politician a question, like, why they ran in an election, and you'll hear, I assume, something about wanting to contribute to the community or bring about social justice. I had no such high goals. open_in_new

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When I close my eyes and think of a writer, I don't imagine him or her as someone who is sitting above me on a pedestal, blindfolded, holding the scales of justice in one hand! No, I see sentences. open_in_new

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I tend to agree with those who say that a justice's duty is to the Constitution and that it is thus more legitimate for her to enforce her best understanding of the Constitution rather than a precedent she thinks is clearly in conflict with it. open_in_new

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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. open_in_new

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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. open_in_new

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As a prosecutor and a senator, one of my main criminal justice priorities has been enforcing and reauthorizing the Violence Against Women Act, a bill with deep roots in Minnesota, seeds planted by former Senator Paul Wellstone and his wife Sheila. open_in_new

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I'm a former prosecutor. And for me, the integrity of the justice system is all about the fact that these men and women go to work every day to be there for our country. open_in_new

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Hopefully, America will really get a sense of how justice can be served in this country. And hopefully, they'll forget the Simpson trial. open_in_new

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I can't think of a greater privilege than to speak out with legislation for people that can't often speak for themselves. And I know the ABLE Act will bring justice and peace of mind to millions of American families who deal with disabilities every day. open_in_new

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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. open_in_new

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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. open_in_new

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Gay rights are not primarily marriage rights, and for the millions who live in unaccepting places with no resources, dignity remains elusive. I am lucky to have forged meaning and built identity, but that's still a rare privilege. And gay people deserve more, collectively, than the crumbs of justice. open_in_new

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Today, corruption has won and justice has lost. I brought corruption cases in good faith involving powerful people, and the political and legal establishment blatantly covered up and retaliated by targeting my law license. open_in_new

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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. open_in_new

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Marriage equality is not an issue of politics: it is an issue of justice achieved by political means. open_in_new

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