23 Total Quotes

Jeffrey Toobin Quotes

The point is that the judge is determined to keep this thing moving, and he's getting rid of jurors who are impediments.
Jeffrey Toobin
#Determined

What appears to be going on here is some sort of compromise. The court feels strongly about national security and the president's ability to conduct foreign affairs and military affairs, yet also responsible for the rule of law.
Jeffrey Toobin
#Compromise

He's got to let passions cool, a year at least until this trial goes forward,
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#Cool

I don't think even conservatives believe the court is ready to overturn Roe v. Wade.
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#Believe

The experience of O.J. convinced (news) management that there is tremendous interest in high-profile legal cases,
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#Experience

Bush recognizes that this is one of the most important days of his presidency and that he will make this nominee every bit as central to his legacy as (the) war in Iraq, Social Security reform and everything else that is at the heart of what he has done. His message is: This matters more than anything.
Jeffrey Toobin
#Presidency

Democrats in different ways ... are deciding what's the best way to position themselves for the next vacancy, which will be lots more contentious.
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#Democrats

There is no legal requirement of any public disclosure of a justice's health. And justices are very cagey and very limited in what they disclose.
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#Health

The defense has made the ... argument that the prejudicial publicity from the release of that is too great, so keep it secret.
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#Defense

It sure seemed like he was the only person with the opportunity, the motive and the means to kill [Bakley].
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#Opportunity

The only reason that we will care about O.J. Simpson 10 years after, 20 years after, is what it told us about race in this country.
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#Reason

I have never seen a case that was more clearly won on a closing argument,
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#Argument

Benedict showed Skakel lied about facts and placed himself in places that were incriminating ... I think that's what turned the tide.
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#Facts

That is the single most negative speech I have ever heard at a political convention,
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#Speech

This Supreme Court nominee presents extraordinary circumstances, requiring a filibuster.
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#Circumstances

This was a total rout. The story she told investigators after she made the stock trade simply didn't add up.
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#Trade

One of the toughest issues here is how much you disclose about the character and history of the accuser in the Bryant case. At some level, it's relevant to her credibility, which is an important issue in the case. But there are also boundaries of fairness and good taste that need to be considered.
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#Character

The only reason that we will care about O. J. Simpson 10 years after, 20 years after, is what it told us about race in this country.
Jeffrey Toobin
#Reason

The only reason we will care about O.J. Simpson, ... is what it told us about race in this country.
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#Country

What really matters is who wins presidential elections.
Jeffrey Toobin
#Elections

Elections have consequences, and one of them is the winners get to pick the justices.
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#Consequences

I think there may be a sense among some people that 30 to 40 years is too long.
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#People

The big criminal case has become a staple of cable news. It is part of the core mission of cable news networks; print media have a much more flexible approach.
Jeffrey Toobin
#News