Justice Quotations

We Are A Great Nation

We Are A Great Nation

…Those who seek to ban books, bury history, would not succeed.. While darkness and denialism can hide much, they erase nothing. ....Only with truth comes healing, justice, repair, and another step forward toward forming a more perfect union.  We can’t just choose to...

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Fundamental Rights and Equal Liberty

Fundamental Rights and Equal Liberty

Justice has always evoked ideas of equality, of proportion of compensation. Equity signifies equality. Rules and regulations, right and righteousness are concerned with equality in value. If all men are equal, then all men are of the same essence, and the common...

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The Power of Politics

The Power of Politics

When we forget that politics is about weaving a fabric of compassion and justice on which everyone can depend, the first to suffer are the most vulnerable among us-our children, our elderly, our mentally ill, our poor, and our homeless. As they suffer, so does the...

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Practice Makes Perfect

Practice Makes Perfect

Justice - when you practice integrity in all parts of your life, your reputation transcends the organization. When you practice integrity the little things are relatively inconsequential, people know who you are and what you stand for. Anonymous  

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That’s How the Light Gets In

That’s How the Light Gets In

Let judges secretly despair of justice: their verdicts will be more acute. Let generals secretly despair of triumph; killing will be defamed. Let priests secretly despair of faith: their compassion will be true. ~ Leonard Cohen  1934 - 2016    Canada  ...

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Integrity, Leadership, Decision Making, and Moral Reasoning

Integrity, Leadership, Decision Making, and Moral Reasoning

Justice is a broad and hazy subject. It is one of the most elusive and debatable concepts known to humankind, and disagreements over its meaning have spawned revolutions, religions, and civil wars. I do not advance here some grand and novel theory of justice. But what...

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The Future is Now

The Future is Now

  A Prediction for the Future: Reason will be replaced by Revelation... Knowledge will degenerate into a riot of subjective visions... Idealism will be replaced by materialism... Diverted from its normal outlet in patriotism or civic and family pride, the need of...

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Peace and War

Peace and War

The Iroquois Nation presumably understood the transformative power of war when they developed parallel systems of government that protected civilian from warriors and vice versa. Peacetime leaders, called sachems, were often chosen by women and had complete authority...

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A Push For Unequal Justice

A Push For Unequal Justice

On prime-time television, lawyers are everywhere.  In real life, lawyers are a luxury many people who need them can't afford. It is deeply disappointing to see members of the House of Representatives willing to slash to budget of the Legal Services Corporation. Set up...

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The Responsibility of Trust

The Responsibility of Trust

Justice must not only be done, it must appear to be done. The authority of the federal judiciary rests upon the trust of the public and the bar.*  Courts that articulate no reasons for their decisions undermine that trust by creating the appearance of arbitrariness....

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