"Never mind what I did, Your Honor. I want to be judged for who I am, as an individual."
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"The latest poll shows your approval rating holding steady at a hundred per cent."
"You have no new messages."
"I don't mind your acting as your own attorney, but would you please stop hopping on and off that damned chair?"
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"I pronounce you guilty as charged and wife."
"Must everything with you be a landmark decision?"
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"And you wonder why people hate activist judges?"
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"Please read back that last remark in a more murdery voice."
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The US Supreme Court displays its rulings out front.
"They look happy."
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"O.K., if you put it that way."
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A old woman sits embroidering "Impeach Earl Warren"
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"Before we send a man to prison, shouldn't we at least be positive that he's not rich?"
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"Counsel is outta here?"
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"I don't know about you, but my confidence in the judge as an impartial guardian of the rule of law wasn't that high even before the Supreme Court ruling."
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"Company? My God, I'd wet the floor too."
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How future cases will be decided if there is a 4-4 tie.
"Snap judgements, today only."
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Politeness Tips From the M.T.A.
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Planet of the whales.
"I hereby sentence you to the Vermeer show on a Saturday afternoon."
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A king in a reclinable throne
"Ever have one of those days when you feel like just letting all the lower court ruling stand."