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"In civilized life, law floats in a sea of ethics." Earl Warren
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"The risk of racial prejudice infecting a capital sentencing proceeding is especially serious in light of the complete finality of the death sentence." Byron White
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"The man of character, sensitive to the meaning of what he is doing, will know how to discover the ethical paths in the maze of possible behavior." Earl Warren
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"To exclude all jurors who would be in the slightest way affected by the prospect of the death penalty would be to deprive the defendant of the impartial jury to which he or she is entitled under the law." Byron White
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"Needless, heedless, wanton and deliberate injury of the sort inflicted by Life's picture story is not an essential instrument of responsible journalism." Abe Fortas
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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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"It is a measure of the framers' fear that a passing majority might find it expedient to compromise 4th Amendment values that these values were embodied in the Constitution itself." Sandra O'Conner
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"The Court is most vulnerable and comes nearest to illegitimacy when it deals with judge-made constitutional law having little or no cognizable roots in the language or design of the Constitution." Byron White
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"The layman's constitutional view is that what he likes is constitutional and that which he doesn't like is unconstitutional." Hugo Black
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"Judging is a lonely job in which a man is, as near as may be, an island entire." Abe Fortas
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"The 1st Amendment protects the right to speak, not the right to spend." Byron White
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"The greatest dangers to liberty lurk in insidious encroachment by men of zeal, well-meaning but without understanding." Louis Brandeis
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"I have a lifetime appointment and I intend to serve it. I expect to die at 110, shot by a jealous husband." Thurgood Marshall
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Jonas Salk

"I feel that the greatest reward for doing is the opportunity to do more." Jonas Salk
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"You cannot raise the standard against oppression, or leap into the breach to relieve injustice, and still keep an open mind to every disconcerting fact, or an open ear to the cold voice of doubt." Learned Hand
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"The law is constantly based on notions of morality, and if all laws representing essentially moral choices are to be invalidated under the due process clause, the courts will be very busy indeed." Byron White
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"Dissents are appeals to the brooding spirit of the law, to the intelligence of another day." Charles Hughes
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"Good manners will open doors that the best education cannot." Clarence Thomas
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"By placing discretion in the hands of an official to grant or deny a license, such a statute creates a threat of censorship that by its very existence chills free speech." Harry Blackmun
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"If we would guide by the light of reason we must let our minds be bold." Louis Brandeis
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Antonin Scalia

"What is a moderate interpretation of the text? Halfway between what it really means and what you'd like it to mean?" Antonin Scalia
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