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Precedents Quotes

In the Middle East, the precedents are not good.
Abraham Foxman
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All bad precedents begin as justifiable measures
Julius Caesar
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Based on recent precedents, compensation payments to passengers' families are running at about $2.4 million per passenger, which suggests the total cost to insurers could be between $250 million to $350 million,
Robert Hartwig
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Based on recent precedents, compensation payments to passengers' families are running at about $2.4 million per passenger, which suggests the total cost to insurers could be between $250 million to $350 million.
Robert Hartwig
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Historical Precedents and Constitutional Standards.
Gregory Craig
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To the extent that the judicial profession becomes the daily routine of deciding cases on the most secure precedents and the narrowest grounds available, the judicial mind atrophies and its perspective shrinks.
Irving Kaufman
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If particular precedents have proven to be unworkable, they don't lead to predictable results, they're difficult to apply, that's one factor supporting reconsideration.
John Roberts
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radically extended legal precedents set during conventional wars.
Neal Katyal
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Arlen Specter
I consider it appropriate to question him as to his views on ... following precedents.
Arlen Specter
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Francis Bacon
Set it down to thyself, as well to create good precedents as to follow them.
Francis Bacon
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It does set very dangerous precedents. It would now be difficult to find a common international approach to dealing with other political hotspots such as North Korea.
Helen Clark
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The court has developed a series of precedents on precedent. I do think that it is a jolt to the system when you overrule a precedent.
John Roberts
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The man who will follow precedent, but never create one, is merely an obvious example of the routineer. You find him desperately numerous in the civil service, in the official bureaus. To him government is something given as unconditionally, as absolutely as ocean or hill. He goes on winding the tape that he finds. His imagination has rarely extricated itself from under the administrative machine to gain any sense of what a human, temporary contraption the whole affair is. What he thinks is the heavens above him is nothing but the roof.
Walter Lippmann
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Mark Twain
To do something, say something, see something, before anybody else -- these are things that confer a pleasure compared with which other pleasures are tame and commonplace, other ecstasies cheap and trivial.
Mark Twain
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