Great Legal Quote of the Day: Shakespeare

“We must not make a scarecrow of the law, Setting it up to fear the birds of prey, And let it keep one shape, till custom make it Their perch and not their terror.” —William Shakespeare, Measure for Measure, Act 2, Scene 1. Sources:

Great Legal Quote of the Day: J.K. Rowling

“Are you planning to follow a career in Magical Law, Miss Granger?” asked Scrimgeour. “No, I’m not,” retorted Hermione. “I’m hoping to do some good in the world!” –J.K. Rowling, Author, Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows, 2007. Sources:

Great Legal Quote of the Day: Thomas Jefferson

“I consider [trial by jury] as the only anchor, ever yet imagined by man, by which a government can be held to the principles of its constitution.” –Thomas Jefferson, U.S President, Letter to Thomas Paine, 1789.   Sources: