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Legalese 101 for every lawyer

How to avoid an expensive, protractive court battle



Legal Exhibit

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The trouble with law is lawyers. - Clarence Darrow

Justice delayed is justice denied. - William Gladstone

Useless laws weaken necessary laws. - Charles de Secondat

The good lawyer is the great salesman. - Janet Reno

All children are essentially criminal. - Denis Diderot

In law, nothing is certain but the expense. - Samuel Butler

To live outside the law, you must be honest. - Bob Dylan

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

Our ancestors ... were laborers, not lawyers. - Thomas Jefferson

Keep skunks, bankers and lawyers at a distance. - Unknown

There's a strong criminal relement up there. - Archie Bunker

Laws do not persuade just because they threaten. - Seneca

Going to law is losing a cow for the sake of a cat. - Mark Twain

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

I was married by a judge. I should have asked for a jury. - Groucho Marx

Ambition is like hunger; it obeys no law but its appetite. - H.W. Shaw

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

I've never been in love. I've always been a lawyer. - Unknown

People hasten to judge in order not to be judged themselves. - Albert Camus

Exhibit pride in your work and humility in your accomplishments. - Unknown

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

A countryman between two lawyers is like a fish between two cats. - Benjamin Franklin

Adam was the luckiest man in the world - he had no mother-in-law. - Sholom Aleichem

So I will say it with relish. Give me a hamburger but hold the lawsuit. - S.I. Hayakawa

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

Marriage is really tough because you have to deal with feelings and lawyers. - Richard Pryor

Tennis is like a lawsuit: activity from across the court is often surprising. - Unknown

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

True peace is not merely the absence of tension; it is the presence of justice. - Martin Luther King, Jr.

Even when laws have been written down, they ought not always to remain unaltered. - Aristotle

Observe good faith and justice toward all nations. Cultivate peace and harmony with all. - George Washington

Show me a Jewish boy who doesn't go to medical school and I'll show you a lawyer. - Milton Berle

Don't accept your dog's admiration as conclusive evidence that you are wonderful. - Ann Landers

Justice is the insurance we have on our lives, and obedience is the premium we pay for it. - William Penn

Canada is founded upon principles that recognize the supremacy of God and the rule of law. - Stockwell Day

Law enforcement cannot succeed without the sustained, and informed, interest of all citizens. - Lyndon B Johnson

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

You can easily judge the character of a man by how he treats those who can do nothing for him. - Malcolm S Forbes

The law, in its majestic equality, forbids the rich as well as the poor to sleep under bridges. - Anatole France

The law was made for one thing alone - for the exploitation of those who don't understand it. - Bertoit Brecht

The legal system is often a mystery, and we, its priests, preside over rituals baffling to everyday citizens. - Henry G. Miller

There are not enough jails, not enough policemen, not enough courts to enforce a law not supported by the people. - Hubert H Humphrey

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

One does not, by knowing all the physical laws as we know them today, immediately obtain an understanding of anything much. - Richard Feynman

Englishmen learn Christ's law best in English. Moses heard God's law in his own tongue; so did Christ's apostles. - John Wycliffe

In my many years I have come to a conclusion that one useless man is a shame, two is a law firm, and three or more is a congress. - John Adams

The mathematical sciences particularly exhibit order, symmetry, and limitation; and these are the greatest forms of the beautiful. - Aristotle

Laws are like spiders' webs which, if anything small falls into them they ensnare it, but large things break through and escape. - Solon

Today's public figures can no longer write their own speeches or books, and there is some evidence that they can't read them either. - Gore Vidal

What we lawyers want to do is to substitute courts for carnage, dockets for rockets, briefs for bombs, warrants for warheads, mandates for missiles. - George Rhyne


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