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Lewis Carroll

"''Write that down,'' the King said to the jury, and the jury eagerly wrote down all three dates on their slates, and then added them up, and reduced the answer to shillings and pence." Lewis Carroll
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Harper Lee

"I'm no idealist to believe firmly in the integrity of our courts and in the jury system -- that is no ideal to me, it is a living, working reality. Gentlemen, a court is no better than each man of you sitting before me on this jury. A court is only as sound as its jury, and a jury is only as sound as the men who make it up." Harper Lee
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Elbert Hubbard

"The stupidity of one brain multiplied by twelve." Elbert Hubbard
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H.L. Mencken

"The penalty for laughing in a courtroom is six months in jail; if it were not for this penalty, the jury would never hear the evidence." H.L. Mencken
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Gilbert Keith Chesterton

"Our civilization has decided that determining the guilt or innocence of men is a thing too important to be trusted to trained men. When it wants a library catalogued, or the solar system discovered, or any trifle of that kind, it uses up its specialists. But when it wishes anything done which is really serious, it collects twelve of the ordinary men standing round. The same thing was done, if I remember right, by the Founder of Christianity." Gilbert Keith Chesterton
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William Shakespeare

"The jury, passing on the prisoner's life, may have in the sworn twelve a thief or two guiltier than him they try." William Shakespeare
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