„Lawyer – One skilled in the circumvention of the law.“

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écrivain et journaliste américain 1842 - 1913

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„Lawyers are the only persons in whom ignorance of the law is not punished.“

—  Jeremy Bentham British philosopher, jurist, and social reformer 1748 - 1832
Attributed to Bentham in The Dictionary of Humorous Quotations‎ (1949) by Evan Esar, p. 29; no earlier sources for this have been located.

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„As a lawyer I am before and above all things for the supremacy of law.“

—  John Coleridge, 1st Baron Coleridge British lawyer, judge and Liberal politician 1820 - 1894
The Queen v. Bishop of London (1889), L. R. 23 Q. B. 452.

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„Self-defense is the clearest of all laws; and for this reason - the lawyers didn't make it.“

—  Douglas William Jerrold English dramatist and writer 1803 - 1857
Reported in Bartlett's Familiar Quotations, 10th ed. (1919).

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„There are plenty who think that, as our libel laws are cleaned up, smart lawyers are switching horses to privacy.“

—  Alan Rusbridger British newspaper editor 1953
Rusbridger (2011), as cited in: John Steel (2013) Journalism and Free Speech. p. 92.

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