Quotes About Courtroom Drama

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John Grisham
“Don't compromise yourself - you're all you have.”
John Grisham, The Rainmaker

Criss Jami
“The truth exposes some people so deeply, their last defense is to front a carefree insanity.”
Criss Jami, Healology

“The man who has everything figured out is probably a fool. College examinations notwithstanding, it takes a very smart fella to say "I don't know the answer!”
Jerome Lawrence, Inherit the Wind

“I know who I am, and I know who you are, and nothing else matters. it's how we live our life.”
Tal McThenia, A Case for Solomon: Bobby Dunbar and the Kidnapping That Haunted a Nation

“When you lose the power to laugh, you lose your power to think straight.”
Jerome Lawrence, Inherit the Wind

John Matsui
“I don't have expensive tastes – just bloody ones.
– Vampire Dragul Mangorian”
John Matsui, Late Bite

“Don't have any opinions. They're bad for business.”
Jerome Lawrence, Inherit the Wind

“You don't suppose this kind of thing is ever finished, do you? Tomorrow it'll be something else-and another fella will have to stand up. And you've helped give him the guts to do it!”
Jerome Lawrence, Inherit the Wind

“Is it possible to be overzealous, to destroy that which you hope to save-so that nothing is left but emptiness.”
Jerome Lawrence, Inherit the Wind

“Hot dog? Bible? Now that poses a problem! Which is hungrier-my stomach or my soul?”
Jerome Lawrence, Inherit the Wind

John Grisham
“Sistrunk looked angrily at Lettie and said, "I'm allowed to be paid for my time and expenses, plus there is the matter of the loans. When can I expect the money?"
"In due course," Jake said.
"I want it now."
"Well, you're not getting it now."
"Then I'll sue."
"Fine. I'll defend."
"And I'll preside," Judge Atlee said. "I'll give you a trial date in about four years.”
John Grisham, Sycamore Row

“Cynical? Thats my fascination. I do hateful things, for which people love me, And lovable things for which they hate me. I am a friend of enemies, the enemy of friends; I am admired for my detestability. I am both Poles and the Equator, with no Temperate Zones between.”
Jerome Lawrence, Inherit the Wind

Kenneth Eade
“You’re full of it. It’s not against the law to run.”
“Yes it is. Especially for us.”
Kenneth Eade, Unreasonable Force

V.S. Kemanis
“The reality and what it meant was slowly dawning: the betrayal, deception, and omission. Clandestine meetings. Evasion under questioning. In hindsight, Dana and Evan picked out the clues they’d missed, reevaluated the moments they’d been led astray, and tiptoed over possible theories as to how they’d been duped.”
V.S. Kemanis, Homicide Chart

William Landay
“I did not speak. I have found in any Q&A, in court, in witness interviews, wherever, often the best thing you can do is wait, say nothing. The witness will want to fill the awkward silence. He will feel a vague compassion to keep talking, to prove he is not holding back, to prove he is smart and in the know, to earn your trust.”
William Landay, Defending Jacob

J. Randolph Cresenzo
“If John Grisham, Harper Lee, and Larry the Cable Guy were penned up in a remote cabin for a weekend with nothing but good bourbon, fine wine, and a couple of cases of Pabst Blue Ribbon beer, something like Common Pleas (A Tale of Whoa!) might result...”
J. Randolph Cresenzo, Common Pleas

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