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"Concepts of justice must have hands and feet or they remain sterile abstractions. The hands and feet we need are efficient means and methods to carry out justice in every case in the shortest possible time and at the lowest possible cost." Warren Burger
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"The courtrooms of America all too often have Piper Cub advocates trying to handle the controls of Boeing 747 litigation." Warren Burger
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"Respondent's expectation that his garden was protected from observation is unreasonable and is not an expectation that society is prepared to honor." Warren Burger
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American Judge    Expectation   

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"A far greater factor [than abolishing poverty] is the deterrent effect of swift and certain consequences: swift arrest, prompt trial, certain penalty and - at some point - finality of judgment." Warren Burger
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"Free speech carries with it some freedom to listen." Warren Burger
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"Judges rule on the basis of law, not public opinion, and they should be totally indifferent to pressures of the times." Warren Burger
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"Doctors still retain a high degree of public confidence because they are perceived as healers. Should lawyers not be healers? Healers, not warriors? Healers, not procurers? Healers, not hired guns?" Warren Burger
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"Trials by the adversarial contest must in time go the way of the ancient trial by battle and blood" Warren Burger
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"It is not unprofessional to give free legal advice, but advertising that the first visit will be free is a bit like a fox telling chickens he will not bite them until they cross the threshold of the hen house." Warren Burger
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Advertising    American Judge   

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"There may be some incorrigible human beings who cannot be changed except by God's own mercy to that one person." Warren Burger
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"There can be no doubt that the practice of opening legislative sessions with prayer has become part of the fabric of our society." Warren Burger
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American Judge    Doubt   

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"Calculated risks of abuse are taken in order to preserve higher values." Warren Burger
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Abuse    American Judge   

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"It is not possible to arrange for any broadcast of any Supreme Court proceeding, but when you get the Cabinet meetings on the air, call me." Warren Burger
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"The trial of a case is a three legged stool: a judge and two advocates." Warren Burger
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"It is indeed an odd business that it has taken this Court nearly two centuries to "discover" a constitutional mandate to have counsel at a preliminary hearing." Warren Burger
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"Concepts of justice must have hands and feet . . . to carry out justice in every case in the shortest possible time and the lowest possible cost. This is the challenge to every lawyer and judge in America." Warren Burger
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"We may have lured judges into roaming at large in the constitutional field." Warren Burger
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American Judge    Constitutional   

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"To hold that the act of homosexual sodomy is somehow protected as a fundamental right would be to cast aside millennia of moral teaching." Warren Burger
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"The president's need for complete candor and objectivity from advisers calls for great deference from the courts." Warren Burger
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"For better or worse, editing is what editors are for; and editing is selection and choice of material. That editors newspaper or broadcast can and do abuse this power is beyond doubt, but that is no reason to deny the discretion Congress provided." Warren Burger
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"However, when the privilege depends solely on the broad, undifferentiated claim of public interest in the confidentiality of such conversations, a confrontation with other values arises." Warren Burger
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