I very, very, very rarely lose my temper. I do get cross sometimes when encountering something that I feel is improper, that I feel is lacking in justice and equity and this all sounds very pompous and over the top – but these are the things that really upset me, intolerance, prejudice etc. I suppose […]
I think people get frustrated by what they see as a lack of justice in this country, and sometimes watching my show gives them the opportunity to see justice in action.
The question of what justice means depends on the audience witnessing the process. It could be the litigants, or the people watching courtroom television (for whom it may be entertainment). When we talk about the litigants, there’s rarely grey areas in a case, it’s black or white.
In all criminal prosecutions, the accused shall enjoy the right to a speedy and public trial. (Amend. VI)
Go not in and out in the court of justice, that thy name may not stink.
Violence cannot build a better society. Disruption and disorder nourish repression, not justice. They strike at the freedom of every citizen. The community cannot – it will not – tolerate coercion and mob rule.
Civilized nations are ones that simply can’t endure wrongs or injustice except at home.
And revolutions in Christian history have always been a judgement upon historical Christianity, upon Christians, upon their betrayal of the Christian covenant, upon their distortion of Christianity… (Revolution) is a challenge to Christians and a reminder that they have not made justice a fact of experience.
No person shall be held to answer for a capital, or otherwise infamous crime, unless on a presentment or indictment of a Grand Jury… nor shall any person be subject for the same offense to be twice put in jeopardy of life or limb; nor shall be compelled in any Criminal Case to be a […]
The passing of an unjust law is the suicide of authority.