Quotations on Jury

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I just don't want to end up on something that bores the hell out of me. Otherwise, I'll fake a knee injury and get out of there.
- Sasha Alexander
(Keywords: End, Hell, Injury, Want)

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)

The best revenge is to be unlike him who performed the injury.
- Marcus Aurelius
(Keywords: Injury, Revenge)

Reject your sense of injury and the injury itself disappears.
- Marcus Aurelius
(Keywords: Injury, Sense)

Venus hasn't been to the semis for a couple of years in a Grand Slam - she's been coming back from injury.
- Tracy Austin
(Keywords: Injury, Years)

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)

It is more noble by silence to avoid an injury than by argument to overcome it.
- Francis Beaumont
(Keywords: Argument, Injury, Silence)

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

We were right about the slush fund. But Sloan did not testify about it to the Grand Jury.
- Ben Bradlee
(Keywords: Jury, Right)

Fear of serious injury alone cannot justify oppression of free speech and assembly. Men feared witches and burnt women. It is the function of speech to free men from the bondage of irrational fears.
- Louis D. Brandeis
(Keywords: Men, Women, Fear, Free speech, Injury, Oppression, Witches)

I should have forfeited my own self-respect, and perhaps the good opinion of my countrymen, if I had failed to resent such an injury by calling the offender in question to a personal account.
- Preston Brooks
(Keywords: Injury, Opinion, Question, Self)

I've completed the first part of my preparations without injury problems. My speed is good and I'm doing lots of volume for strength.
- Jonathan Brown
(Keywords: Strength, First, Injury, Problems)

I'd rather not, but if it will help the club, I'll do it. My ankle injury still bothers me sometimes.
- Bill Buckner
(Keywords: Help, Injury, Will)

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)

I view myself primarily as a trial lawyer who happens to be writing, as opposed to a writer who happens to be a trial lawyer, so the audience is like a jury to me.
- Vincent Bugliosi
(Keywords: Jury, Writer, Writing)

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

Consequently it will often happen there will be a desire of particular objects, in cases where they cannot be obtained without manifest injury to others.
- Joseph Butler
(Keywords: Desire, Injury, Will)

In the mean time I worship God, laying every wrong action under an interdict which I endeavour to respect, and I loathe the wicked without doing them any injury.
- Giacomo Casanova
(Keywords: Time, God, Action, Injury, Respect, Worship, Wrong)

Never does the human soul appear so strong as when it foregoes revenge and dares to forgive an injury.
- Edwin Hubbel Chapin
(Keywords: Soul, Injury, Revenge)

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

An injury is much sooner forgotten than an insult.
- Lord Chesterfield
(Keywords: Injury, Insult)

There is nothing that people bear more impatiently, or forgive less, than contempt: and an injury is much sooner forgotten than an insult.
- Lord Chesterfield
(Keywords: People, Injury, Insult, Nothing)

Justice consists in doing no injury to men; decency in giving them no offense.
- Marcus Tullius Cicero
(Keywords: Men, Decency, Giving, Injury, Justice)

A year ago I had a back injury and followed a good nutrition program to help speed up my recovery. I focused on exercise and staying healthy in order to get back out on the ice.
- Sasha Cohen
(Keywords: Exercise, Help, Injury, Order)

The home to everyone is to him his castle and fortress, as well for his defence against injury and violence, as for his repose.
- Edward Coke
(Keywords: Home, Injury, Violence)

Aerobic dancing is already adjusting to injury problems and will probably phase out to some extent.
- Kenneth H. Cooper
(Keywords: Dancing, Injury, Problems, Will)

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)

There are some cases in which the sense of injury breeds not the will to inflict injuries and climb over them as a ladder, but a hatred of all injury.
- George Eliot
(Keywords: Hatred, Injury, Sense, Will)

We will continue to do all we can to protect the public health against these dietary supplements that have been found to cause serious illness and injury.
- Andrew von Eschenbach
(Keywords: Health, Cause, Illness, Injury, Public, Will)

I retired because I had a knee injury, my cartilage was wearing out, it was painful and I couldn't put in the four hours of practice each day that I needed to.
- Guy Forget
(Keywords: Day, Injury, Practice)

Needless, heedless, wanton and deliberate injury of the sort inflicted by Life's picture story is not an essential instrument of responsible journalism.
- Abe Fortas
(Keywords: Life, Injury, Journalism)

The grand jury, composed of 12 eminent New Orleans citizens, heard our evidence and indicted the defendant for participation in a conspiracy to assassinate John Kennedy.
- Jim Garrison
(Keywords: Jury, Participation)

If the other person injures you, you may forget the injury; but if you injure him you will always remember.
- Khalil Gibran
(Keywords: Forget, Injury, May, Will)

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)

Legislation can neither be wise nor just which seeks the welfare of a single interest at the expense and to the injury of many and varied interests.
- Andrew Johnson
(Keywords: Injury, Interest, Legislation, Welfare)

Usually when attorneys are assembling a jury, they're just looking for sheep that are easily impressed.
- Johnny Kelly
(Keywords: Jury, Sheep)

My parents wanted me to be a lawyer. But I don't think I would have been very happy. I'd be in front of the jury singing.
- Jennifer Lopez
(Keywords: Jury, Parents, Singing)

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)

Men ought either to be indulged or utterly destroyed, for if you merely offend them they take vengeance, but if you injure them greatly they are unable to retaliate, so that the injury done to a man ought to be such that vengeance cannot be feared.
- Niccolo Machiavelli
(Keywords: Men, Injury, Man, Vengeance)

If an injury has to be done to a man it should be so severe that his vengeance need not be feared.
- Niccolo Machiavelli
(Keywords: Injury, Man, Vengeance)

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)

The penalty for laughing in a courtroom is six months in jail; if it were not for this penalty, the jury would never hear the evidence.
- H. L. Mencken
(Keywords: Jury, Months)

A person may cause evil to others not only by his actions but by his inaction, and in either case he is justly accountable to them for the injury.
- John Stuart Mill
(Keywords: Actions, Cause, Evil, Inaction, Injury, May)

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