Quotations on Jury

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Owing to the fact that leaders in the women's groups made a point of serving on the jury here whenever they were called, we have always had an unusually high type of women represented on the jury.
- Florence E. Allen
(Keywords: Women, Fact, Jury, Leaders)

Trial by jury. Live wherever you can make a living. How could a government based on such principles fail?
- Stephen Ambrose
(Keywords: Government, Jury, Living, Principles)

A State which has universal suffrage and a wide extension of the jury franchise, must qualify the people by education to rightly exercise the great powers with which they are invested.
- Edmund Barton
(Keywords: Education, People, Exercise, Jury, State)

The jury had down right contempt for punk rock grass roots ethics.
- Jello Biafra
(Keywords: Contempt, Ethics, Jury, Punk, Right)

Yeah, I lost court cases and misdemeanor juries, but of felony jury trials I was successful 105 of 106 times.
- Vincent Bugliosi
(Keywords: Successful, Court, Jury, Trials)

I lost court cases and misdemeanor juries, but of felony jury trials I was successful 105 of 106 times.
- Vincent Bugliosi
(Keywords: Successful, Court, Jury, Trials)

If you violate Nature's laws you are your own prosecuting attorney, judge, jury, and hangman.
- Luther Burbank
(Keywords: Nature, Jury, Laws)

The jury has the right to determine both the law and the facts.
- Samuel Chase
(Keywords: Facts, Jury, Law, Right)

It is surely easier to confess a murder over a cup of coffee than in front of a jury.
- Friedrich Durrenmatt
(Keywords: Coffee, Jury, Murder)

In the courtroom, it's where a lawyer really becomes an actor. There's a very fine line between delivering a monologue in a play and delivering a monologue to a jury. I've always felt that way - I've been in a lot of courtrooms. The best lawyers are really theatrical.
- Woody Harrelson
(Keywords: Actor, Jury, Lawyers, Play)

There are two other SLA members who have been granted immunity and then also, one of the SLA members had confessed to two other people, and those people, I'm sure, will be called as witnesses, as they were at the grand jury.
- Patty Hearst
(Keywords: People, Jury, Will)

Such a prostitution of judicial power can never occur again under the shadow of the British law, for no jury within the wide circle of the empire would submit to such an infraction of their privilege, even if a judge could be found daring enough to attempt it.
- Joseph Howe
(Keywords: Power, Jury, Law, Privilege, Prostitution, Shadow)

There's a lot of money with a lot of big law firms that have a tremendous amount at stake by getting the right language to convince the right jury that my client is either innocent or that the opposition is guilty.
- Frank Luntz
(Keywords: Money, Jury, Language, Law, Opposition, Right)

The jury could get the case as early as next week, but the defense says they just want to introduce one last-minute load of crap.
- Bill Maher
(Keywords: Defense, Jury, Want)

That D.C. grand jury investigation of Abramoff can't go on forever. Eventually the lawyers at the Public Integrity Section will go to their bosses with some decisions about just who they want to indict. That's when Al Gonzales will have to show his cards.
- Joshua Micah Marshall
(Keywords: Bosses, Cards, Decisions, Integrity, Investigation, Jury, Lawyers, Public, Want, Will)

I spent my time trying to understand grand jury procedure - a topic about which I never before had the slightest interest.
- Donella Meadows
(Keywords: Time, Interest, Jury, Trying)

A jury of my countrymen, it is true, have found me guilty of the crime of which I stood indicted. For this I entertain not the slightest feeling of resentment towards them.
- Thomas Francis Meagher
(Keywords: Crime, Feeling, Jury, Resentment)

Well I was on the jury duty on the Deauville Film Festival, a few years ago.
- Liam Neeson
(Keywords: Duty, Film, Jury, Years)

If the jury have no right to judge of the justice of a law of the government, they plainly can do nothing to protect the people against the oppressions of the government; for there are no oppressions which the government may not authorize by law.
- Lysander Spooner
(Keywords: Government, People, Jury, Justice, Law, May, Nothing, Right)

The great thing about our system of democracy is when they call you for jury duty, you have to come... It's an honor and a privilege. I was called and I've got to be here.
- Antonio Villaraigosa
(Keywords: Democracy, Duty, Honor, Jury, Privilege)

In fact, for all kinds of offenses - and, for no offenses - from murders to misdemeanors, men and women are put to death without judge or jury; so that, although the political excuse was no longer necessary, the wholesale murder of human beings went on just the same.
- Ida B. Wells
(Keywords: Death, Men, Women, Fact, Jury, Murder)

To exclude all jurors who would be in the slightest way affected by the prospect of the death penalty would be to deprive the defendant of the impartial jury to which he or she is entitled under the law.
- Byron White
(Keywords: Death, Jury, Law)

When you hear in the tape recordings Nixon's own voice saying, We have to stonewall, We have to lie to the Grand Jury, We have to pay burglars a million dollars, it's all too clear the horror of what went on.
- Bob Woodward
(Keywords: Lie, Horror, Jury, Nixon, Saying, Voice)

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