Robert Bork Quotes

11 Robert Bork quotes:

"Those who made and endorsed our Constitution knew man's nature, and it is to their ideas, rather than to the temptations of utopia, that we must ask that our judges adhere"
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"In a constitutional democracy the moral content of law must be given by the morality of the framer or legislator, never by the morality of the judge"
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"a disaster on every level."
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"Robert Bork's America is a land in which women would be forced into back-alley abortions, blacks would sit at segregated lunch counters, rogue police could break down citizens' doors in midnight raids, schoolchildren could not be taught about evolution...."
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"[One noted legal authority endorses the White House response.] As I understand it, you can get marijuana whether or not you're really sick at all, ... Whether or not it really helps with pain or illness, effectively it's the legalization of marijuana."
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"An egalitarian educational system is necessarily opposed to meritocracy and reward for achievement. It is inevitably opposed to procedures that might reveal differing levels of achievement."
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"The opposition reflected the polarization that existed in this country."
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"[Roberts has always been popular and has always been the] big man on campus. ... I can fend for myself on the way down."
"Only 1.5 Percent of Law Professors Sign Letter Opposing Roberts."
Author: Bork Quotes Category: Law Quotes
"When a judge assumes the power to decide which distinctions made in a statute are legitimate and which are not, he assumes the power to disapprove of any and all legislation, because all legislation makes distinctions."
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"[Law is] vulnerable to the winds of intellectual or moral fashion, which it then validates as the commands of our most basic concept."
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