Great Legal Quote of the Day: William O. Douglas

“Restriction of free thought and free speech is the most dangerous of all subversions. It is the one un-American act that could most easily defeat us.” –William O. Douglas, The One Un-American Act, Speech to the Author’s Guild Council in New York, on receiving the 1951 Lauterbach Award, December 3, 1952. Sources: http://www.ala.org/advocacy/banned/aboutbannedbooks/oneunamerican http://www.quotes.net/quote/12676 http://tinyurl.com/zmdnhhd [...]

Great Legal Quote of the Day: Aristotle

“Justice is the virtue through which everybody enjoys his own possessions in accordance with the law; its opposite is injustice, through which men enjoy the possessions of others in defiance of the law.” –Aristotle, Rhetoric, Book I, Ch. 9 Sources: http://classics.mit.edu/Aristotle/rhetoric.mb.txt http://www.logiclaw.co.uk/questorproject/BOOKS/ARISTOTL/RHETORIC.html https://fee.org/articles/justice-and-freedom/ http://www.albertsuckow.com/tag/virtues-talents/