Legal Moments at the Movies
“You think your average juror is King Solomon? No, he’s a roofer with a mortgage. He wants to go home and sit in his Barcalounger and let the cable TV wash over him. And this man doesn’t give a single, solitary droplet of shit about truth, justice, or your American way.”
“Nothing’s riding on this except the, uh, First Amendment to the Constitution, freedom of the press, and maybe the future of the country.”
All the President’s Men
The Life and Times of Judge Roy Bean
"[I]f you've got the right eye for these things, you can pick out an accused man in the largest crowd. It's just something about them, something attractive."
The Return of Martin Guerre