I would like to be known as a person who is concerned about freedom and equality and justice and prosperity for all people.
November 30, 1973 —John Dean, White House counsel, pleaded guilty to one count of conspiring to obstruct justice in the Watergate scandal and served 3 months in jail.
October 2, 1967 — Thurgood Marshall is sworn in as the first African-American justice of the United States Supreme Court.
Until justice is blind to color, until education is unaware of race, until opportunity is unconcerned with the color of men’s skins, emancipation will be a proclamation but not a fact. —President Lyndon B. Johnson
In the Halls of Justice, the only justice is in the halls. —Lenny Bruce
I’m for truth, no matter who tells it. I’m for justice, no matter who it’s for or against.
We can either have democracy in this country or we can have great wealth concentrated in the hands of a few, but we can’t have both.
—Supreme Court Justice Louis Brandeis
Justice requires us to remember that when any citizen denies his fellow, saying, ‘His color is not mine,’ or ‘His beliefs are strange and different,’ in that moment he betrays America, though his forebears created this nation.
—President Lyndon B. Johnson
You never expected justice from a company, did you? They have neither a soul to lose nor a body to kick. —Sydney Smith
Tomorrow’s justice does not justify today’s injustice. —Jeffrey Nall