Monday, February 15, 2010

On Law and Lawyers

A jury consists of twelve persons chosen to decide who has the better lawyer.
Robert Frost

A judge is a law student who marks his own examination papers.
HL Mencken

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

We hang the petty thieves and appoint the great ones to public office.

Laws control the lesser man... Right conduct controls the greater one.
Mark Twain