Great Legal Quote of the Day: Alan Dershowitz

“There is no perfect justice, just as there is no absolute in ethics. But there is perfect injustice, and we know it when we see it.” — Alan Dershowitz, Letters to a Young Lawyer, 2001. Sources: http://tinyurl.com/hf6uol6 http://tinyurl.com/jsdjeyp http://scholarship.law.umassd.edu/cgi/viewcontent.cgi?article=1076&context=umlr http://www.notable-quotes.com/d/dershowitz_alan.html

Great Legal Quote of the Day: Joseph Story

“[The law] is a jealous mistress, and requires a long and constant courtship. It is not to be won by trifling favors, but by lavish homage.” – Joseph Story, U.S. Supreme Court Justice, Discourse Pronounced upon the Inauguration of the Author As Dane Professor of Law at Harvard University, August 26, 1829.   Sources: http://tinyurl.com/jhcaun8 http://tinyurl.com/hwk7t3b http://law2.umkc.edu/faculty/projects/FTrials/happylawyers/thehappyquotes.html http://ggreen.com/just-for-fun/famous-quotes-in-law

Great Legal Quote of the Day: William Penn

“People are more afraid of the laws of man than of God, because their punishment seems to be nearest.” —-William Penn, Some Fruits of Solitude In Reflections And Maxims, 1682. Sources: http://www.notable-quotes.com/p/penn_william_ii.html http://tinyurl.com/j53x5rs http://tinyurl.com/glggf4v