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[n] a book of the Old Testament that tells the history of Israel under the leaders known as judges



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In England the judges should have independence to protect the people against the crown. Here the judges should not be independent of the people, but be appointed for not more than seven years. The people would always re-elect the good judges.

-- Andrew Jackson (American President)

Diversity on the bench is critical. As practitioners, you need judges who 'get it!' We need judges who understand what discrimination feels like. We need judges who understand what inequality feels like. We need judges who understand the subtleties of unfair treatment and who are willing to call it out when they see it!

-- Debbie Wasserman Schultz (American Politician)

My job, I think, is the hardest job out of all the judges because I am the only one that is a performer.

-- Paula Abdul (American Musician)

The Middle East is literally going up in flames, as is California, and Katrina's problems haven't been solved, and Congress' response is to criticize Federal judges.

-- Alcee Hastings (American Politician)

Although your knowledge is weak and small, you need not be silent: since you cannot be judges be at least witnesses.

-- Franz Grillparzer (Austrian Poet)

Human judges can show mercy. But against the laws of nature, there is no appeal.

-- Arthur C. Clarke (English Writer)

What I heard was that Bush is now positioned to have victory after victory. He'll have Social Security reform passed, that he'll have tax reform passed, that he'll have conservative judges on the courts.

-- Pat Robertson (American Clergyman)

We may have lured judges into roaming at large in the constitutional field.

-- Warren E. Burger (American Judge)

Trial. A formal inquiry designed to prove and put upon record the blameless characters of judges, advocates and jurors.

-- Ambrose Bierce (American Journalist)

The president appoints the judges. Your lives and your children's lives can change by all of these appellate court judges who will be appointed who will reinterpret laws, and things can change.

-- Johnnie Cochran (American Lawyer)

Judges should interpret the law, not make it.

-- Lamar S. Smith (American Politician)

The politics of judges is getting to be red hot.

-- Lindsey Graham (American Politician)

The more one judges, the less one loves.

-- Honore de Balzac (French Novelist)

A key to the mentality of the left is that it judges itself by its best intentions, and judges its opponents - America chief among them - by their worst deeds.

-- David Horowitz (American Writer)

All of my judges will want to welcome every child into the world, give them a place at the table.

-- Gary Bauer (American Public Servant)

What harsh judges fathers are to all young men!

-- Terence (Roman Writer)

Fighters today are much bigger, stronger and quicker and not only that but referees, judges and doctors back then were very strict and if your head got busted up the fight would be stopped.

-- Larry Holmes (American Athlete)

No matter how badly senators want to know things, judicial nominees are limited in what they may discuss. That limitation is real, and it comes from the very nature of what judges do.

-- Orrin Hatch ( Politician)

I really try at least to come back and answer the question as to whether that was really the best way to do that and was I really thinking straight and how did my opponents behave and how did the judges behave was needed.

-- Floyd Abrams (American Lawyer)

We do not judge great art. It judges us.

-- Caroline Gordon (American Writer)

But I do believe this - I believe that fundamentally, society is headed in the right direction or wants to head in the right direction, and I think judges have an obligation to try to help it head there.

-- Judge Mills Lane (American Celebrity)

Last year, I was proud to be an original co-sponsor of legislation that would increase federal judges' salaries by more than 40 percent. It also built in a cost of living adjustment, so the Judicial Branch would not be dependent on the Legislative Branch for increases each year.

-- Debbie Wasserman Schultz (American Politician)

Common Sense is that which judges the things given to it by other senses.

-- Leonardo da Vinci (Italian Artist)

At the conclusion of my argument I received very high compliments from the Chief Justice and later from other of the Judges. What they said I do not care to repeat.

-- William Henry Moody (American Politician)

While teaching, I also worked undercover in the lower courts by saying I was a young law teacher wanting experience in criminal law. The judges were happy to assist me but what I learned was how corrupt the lower courts were. Judges were accepting money right in the courtroom.

-- Samuel Dash (American Lawyer)

The Violence Against Women Act is so important. It provides money to train the cop on the beat, to train the judges that this is a new day, that we won't tolerate this violence and to know how to deal with it.

-- Patricia Ireland (American Activist)

Judges rule on the basis of law, not public opinion, and they should be totally indifferent to pressures of the times.

-- Warren E. Burger (American Judge)

While 45 of the 50 States have either a State constitutional amendment or a statute that preserves the current definition of marriage, left-wing activist judges and officials at the local levels have struck down State laws protecting marriage.

-- John Boehner (American Politician)

Well, I'm not sure, but of one thing I am certain: History judges one differently than contemporary observers, and so I think that as time passes, I hope that not me personally so much, but our administration will be seen for some of the things that we accomplished.

-- David Dinkins (American Politician)

If nuclear power plants are safe, let the commerical insurance industry insure them. Until these most expert judges of risk are willing to gamble with their money, I'm not willing to gamble with the health and safety of my family.

-- Donna Reed (American Actress)

There are congressmen in our congregation, judges, federal reserve governors. And there are also people who are homeless and some who are mentally ill. To be able to talk to each of those people is something that I've had to learn how to do over the years.

-- James Green Somerville ( -)

I don't care who or what judges me, nothing's going to stop me from living my life how I choose.

-- Amanda Holden (British Actress)

So we need the same strategy, we need young, aggressive judges to be appointed, and that's what the President has done, but getting them through is the challenge.

-- Jay Alan Sekulow (American Lawyer)

Personal experiences affect the facts that judges choose to see.

-- Sonia Sotomayor (American Judge)

We are selected, but I grew up in California and in San Francisco and there was a system of electing judges.

-- Stephen Breyer (American Judge)


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