Legal Exhibit

Legalese 101 for every lawyer

How to avoid an expensive, protractive court battle



Legal Exhibit

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Necessity hath no law. - Oliver Cromwell

Justice is truth in action. - Benjamin Disraeli

Make crime pay. Become a lawyer. - Will Rogers

Whenever law ends, tyranny begins. - John Locke

A bad compromise beats a good lawsuit. - Saying

OK, if you can get an indepartial judge. - Archie Bunker

He is no lawyer who cannot take two sides. - Charles Lamb

Law and order are not necessarily partners. - Saying

If you want peace, you must work for justice. - Pope Paul VI

I'm trusting in the Lord and a good lawyer. - Oliver North

A government of law is a government of lawyers. - Saying

Judge, could I, waddya call, encroach the bench? - Archie Bunker

A successful lawsuit is the one worn by a policeman. - Robert Frost

I have always fought for concrete facts, for justice. - Fidel Castro

Judge a man by his questions rather than his answers. - Voltaire

You're breakin' about 18 laws, maybe even a dozen. - Archie Bunker

If there were no bad people there would be no good lawyers. - Charles Dickens

Behind every successful man stands a surprised mother-in-law. - Hubert Humphrey

Military justice is to justice what military music is to music. - Groucho Marx

Who would give a law to lovers? Love is unto itself a higher law. - Boethius

The husbands of very beautiful women belong to the criminal classes. - Oscar Wilde

Tragedy: a busload of lawyers going over a cliff with an empty seat. - Unknown

If you have ten thousand regulations you destroy all respect for the law. - Winston Churchill

The laws of probability - so true in general, so fallacious in particular. - Edward Gibbon

Law school is the opposite of sex. Even when it's good it's lousy. - Unknown

The only thing a lawyer won't question is the legitimacy of his mother. - WC Fields

It took me a long time not to judge myself through someone else's eyes. - Sally Field

Faith is the substance of things hoped for, the evidence of things not seen. - Hebrews 11:1

I just got back from a pleasure trip. I took my mother-in-law to the airport. - Henny Youngman

The successful revolutionary is a statesman, the unsuccessful one a criminal. - Erich Fromm

Lawyers are like beavers: They get in the middle of the stream and dam it up. - Donald Rumsfeld

My mother-in-law has so many wrinkles, when she smiles she looks like a Venetian blind. - Les Dawson

I busted a mirror and got seven years bad luck, but my lawyer thinks he can get me five. - Steven Wright

For those who seek it, there is inexhaustible evidence of an all-pervading intelligence. - Richard E Byrd

A bookstore is one of the only pieces of evidence we have that people are still thinking. - Jerry Seinfeld

In Islam, the legislative power and competence to establish laws belong exclusively to God. - Ayatollah Khomeini

The practice of medicine occurs even in primitive society, but law accompanies civilization. - Saying

Getting out of jury duty is easy. The trick is to say you're prejudiced against all races. - Homer Simpson

If I were ever prosecuted for my religion, I truly hope there would be enough evidence to convict me. - John Wooden

The error of the past is the success of the future. A mistake is evidence that someone tried to do something. - Unknown

Man's capacity for justice makes democracy possible, but man's inclination to injustice makes democracy necessary. - Reinhold Niebuhr

Before you judge a man, walk a mile in his shoes. After that, who cares? He's a mile away and you've got his shoes. - Billy Connolly

Anyone who takes it on himself, on his own authority, to break a bad law, thereby authorizes everyone else to break the good ones. - Denis Diderot

When you go into court you are putting your fate into the hands of twelve people who weren't smart enough to get out of jury duty. - Norm Crosby

As far as the laws of mathematics refer to reality, they are not certain; and as far as they are certain, they do not refer to reality. - Albert Einstein

Everybody is a genius. But if you judge a fish by its ability to climb a tree, it will live its whole life believing that it is stupid. - Albert Einstein

Too many young folk have an addiction to superficial things and not enough conviction for substantial things like justice, truth and love. - Cornel West

Man has made 32 million laws since the Commandments were handed down to Moses on Mount Sinai... but he has never improved on God's law. - Cecil B. DeMille

While there is a lower class, I am in it; while there is a criminal element, I am of it; and while there is a soul in prison, I am not free. - Eugene V Debs

There is only one categorical imperative: Act only according to that maxim by which you can at the same time will that it should become universal law. - Immanuel Kant


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18-Nov-2017