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What is an unalienable right if you are a negro? What does it mean, "equal treatment" under the law? What-what does it mean, liberty and justice for all? Now I say to these people, "Look at the face of this young man, and you will see the face of a black man. But if you look at the blood shed, it is red! It is like yours! It is just... like... (continue)(continue reading)
“- Sarah: That's not fair!
- Jareth: You say that so often, I wonder what your basis for comparison is?”
“Did you know 90% of the country believes in ghosts? less than a third in evolution? 35% can correctly identify Homer Simpson's fictional town in which he resides, less than 1% knows the name Thurgood Marshall. But... when you put 12 Americans together in a jury and you ask for justice? Something just South of brilliance happens. Often as not,...” (continue)(continue reading)
“Till they invent a trigger a woman can't pull, if you're a hang man, you're going to hang woman.”
When the handbill says "dead or alive", the rest of us just shoot you in the back from up on top a perch somewhere and bring you in dead over a saddle. But when John Ruth “The Hangman” catches you... You hang!
“I just wish you could be standing where I'm standing right now and feel what that feels like; because, then, you would know something that you don't know, Mr. Prosecutor: mercy! You would know that the concept of a society is based on the quality of that mercy; its sense of fair play; its sense of justice! But I guess that's like asking a bear...” (continue)(continue reading)
“Those who will not live by the law shall die by the law!”
“Justice, young man, is only irrelative to who's in charge.”
“Honestly, I'm not a massive fan of courtroom dramas.”
“There are laws that enslave men, and laws that set them free.”
“People gotta talk themselves into law and order before they do anything about it. Maybe because down deep they don't care. They just don't care.”
“- Wendell Armbruster: Is this how justice works in Italy?
- Carlo Carlucci: Shold we talk about Sacco and Vanzetti?”
“Okay, God, just... I want you to look down on these girlshere. They're like little flowers, and the rain you send 'em gutta be gentle and sweet. We come to you today, and we ask you to just... help 'em - help us grab this pageant by the balls and rip 'em off! I mean, if those judges don't like us, then screw 'em. These girlshere - they're...” (continue)(continue reading)
“- Dr. Sanders: If the sheriff did his duty, you'd be locked up in a cell!
- Carol Nelson: If the state did its duty, you'd be locked up in a cell - a padded cell!”