I personally have always voted for the death penalty because I believe that people who go out prepared to take the lives of other people forfeit their own right to live. I believe that that death penalty should be used only very rarely, but I believe that no-one should go out certain that no matter how cruel, how vicious, how hideous their murder, they themselves will not suffer the death penalty.
Lavinia: Daddy’s a solicitor, like Matthew.
Dowager Countess: My, my. You’re very well placed if you’re ever in trouble with the law.
Leslie: I’m afraid I’ve made rather a mess of things…You distrusted me from the beginning. Are you going to let them hang me?
Howard: What do you mean by that, Leslie?
Leslie: You could get the letter.
Howard: Do you think it’s so easy to do away with unwelcome evidence?
Leslie: Surely, nothing would have been said to us – if the owner weren’t quite prepared to sell it.
Howard: That’s true. But I’m not prepared to buy it.
Judge: I thought I told you to wear a suit in my courtroom!
Vinny: You were serious about dat?
Kaffee: The Government of the United States wants to charge you two with murder. You want me to go to the prosecutor with unit, corps, God, country?
Dawson: That’s our code, sir.
Integrity has no need of rules.
Marriage is really tough because you have to deal with feelings and lawyers.
Revenge is a kind of wild justice, which the more a man’s nature runs to, the more ought law to weed it out.