Supreme Court Justice Quotes

Supreme Court Justice Quotes by Patrick Leahy, Herb Kohl, Tom Fitton, Paul Saffo, Terri Sewell, Michael Newdow and many others.

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Justice Sandra Day O’Connor serves as a model Supreme Court justice, widely recognized as a jurist with practical values, a sense of the consequences of the legal decisions being made by the Supreme Court.
Patrick Leahy
We give Supreme Court justices this freedom because we expect them to remain above the pull of politics, to avoid the effects of public excitement and allow a broader view, not tied to the whims of the majority at a certain moment in history.
Herb Kohl
If the Left can unilaterally impeach and try to remove a president during an election year, a Supreme Court justice can certainly be appointed during an election year.
Tom Fitton
We do need to rethink privacy. I think we need to fall back on (former Supreme Court Justice) Felix Frankfurter’s definition of privacy which is, “Privacy is the right to be left alone.”
Paul Saffo
When you have incidences like the Trayvon Martin verdict, the erosion of certain fundamental rights like voting, it just reminds us that we’re always one Supreme Court justice vote away from losing the progress that has been made.
Terri Sewell
Supreme Court Justice Anton Scalia should be commended for acknowledging that his views are so strong that – should the Pledge case reach the Supreme Court – he wouldn’t be able to maintain the requisite impartiality.
Michael Newdow
Persuade your fellow citizens it’s a good idea and pass a law. That’s what democracy is all about. It’s not about nine superannuated judges who have been there too long, imposing these demands on society.
Antonin Scalia
It was hard to imagine a little boy who looked like me could someday help a president confirm a Supreme Court justice, or even run for attorney general. But here we are.
Daniel Cameron
Given her lack of experience, does anyone doubt that Ms. Miers’s only qualification to be a Supreme Court justice is her close connection to the president? Would the president have ever picked her if she had not been his lawyer, his close confidante, and his adviser?
Randy Barnett
The people of Ohio are not happy with what he’s doing. I can tell you that. They’re not happy with what he [John Kasich] is doing. But the Republican Party more than any other thing has to have a victory, a presidential victory, for one thing, if nothing else: Supreme Court justices.
Donald Trump
Supreme Court Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg fell asleep during Obama’s speech. She woke up with the other justices drawing a gavel on her face.
Conan O’Brien
In the words of Louis Brandeis, the Supreme Court justice, we have a choice between a democracy or vast concentrations of wealth. We have vast concentrations of wealth which has bought its way into our democracy with its political leaders who exemplify the merger of that economic and political elite.
Jill Stein
Strangely enough, politics may just be the one realm in which having kids imposes no penalty on women. Kids are practically a necessity. For scientists, or Supreme Court justices, or chief executives, or the woman who wants to learn to fly F-l8s off an aircraft carrier, it works differently.
Stacy Schiff
It is profoundly troubling when you have Supreme Court justices not following their judicial oath. And taking the role of policy makers and legislators, rather than being judges.
Ted Cruz
Our whole constitutional heritage rebels at the thought of giving government the power to control men’s minds.
Thurgood Marshall
I will continue to be at the forefront, participating in rallies, marches, letter-writing campaigns, and fighting for federal funding for Planned Parenthood. And, I will always oppose the nomination of any anti-choice U.S. Supreme Court Justice.
Deb Haaland
Well, I believe that when you are confirming a United States Supreme Court Justice, that it really isn’t Democratic or Republican; it’s American.
Arlen Specter