Potter Stewart Quotes

12 Potter Stewart quotes:

"To force a lawyer on a defendant can only lead him to believe that the law contrives against him."
"The dichotomy between personal liberties and property rights is a false one. Property does not have rights. People have rights."
"In fact, a fundamental interdependence exists between the personal right to liberty and the personal right in property."
"It must always be remembered that what the Constitution forbids is not all searches and seizures, but unreasonable searches and seizures."
"A person's mere propinquity to others independently suspected of criminal activity does not give rise to probable cause to search that person."
"Censorship reflects a society's lack of confidence in itself."
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"Fairness is what justice really is."
"I shall not today attempt further to define the kinds of material but I know it when I see it."
"Swift justice demands more than just swiftness."
"Ethics is knowing the difference between what you have a right to do and what is right to do."
"The 4th Amendment and the personal rights it secures have a long history. At the very core stands the right of a man to retreat into his own home and there be free from unreasonable governmental intrusion."
"At the very least, the freedom that Congress is empowered to secure includes the freedom to buy whatever a white man can buy, the right to live wherever a white man can live. If Congress cannot say that being a freeman means at least this much, then the 13th Amendment made a promise it cannot keep."
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