We must not confuse dissent with disloyalty. We must remember always that accusation is not proof and that conviction depends upon evidence and due process of law. We will not walk in fear, one of another.— Edward R. Murrow
Pioneering Due Process quotations
We must not confuse dissent with disloyalty.
Out here, due process is a bullet.
After all these years, I am still involved in the process of self-discovery.
It's better to explore life and make mistakes than to play it safe. Mistakes are part of the dues one pays for a full life.
History has shown us that, on extraordinarily rare occasions, it becomes necessary for the federal government to intervene on behalf of individuals whose 14th Amendment rights to legal due process and equal protection may be violated by a state.
We will not be driven by fear into an age of unreason.
When you couple this militarization of law enforcement with an erosion of civil liberties and due process that allows the police to become judge and jury - national security letters, no-knock searches, broad general warrants, pre-conviction forfeiture - we begin to have a very serious problem on our hands.
Whether a man is guilty or innocent, we have to find that out by due process of law.
Due process and judicial process are not one and the same, particularly when it comes to national security.
Dyslexia is not due to a lack of intelligence, it's a lack of access.
It's like, if you're dyslexic, you have all the information you need, but find it harder to process.
The Constitution guarantees due process, not judicial process.
Use of a mentally ill person's involuntary confession is antithetical to the notion of fundamental fairness embodied in the due process clause.
The law is constantly based on notions of morality, and if all laws representing essentially moral choices are to be invalidated under the due process clause, the courts will be very busy indeed.
This is really a pretty good system you have here.
What do you call it? "Due process". We're very proud of it.
Diplomacy in general does not resolve conflicts.
Wars end not due to peace processes, but due to one side giving up.
Since we enacted the PATRIOT Act almost three years ago, there has been tremendous public debate about its breadth and implications on due process and privacy.
I think that all of us, as Americans, are due due process and have a right to a fair trial, and have a right to be considered innocent until proven guilty. I think that is the American way and it's the foundation upon which this country was built.
Every day, IRS agents levy liens on homes, bank accounts, and businesses;
they confiscate cars, furniture, boats, and other personal property without the constitutional protections of due notice, hearing, and due process. If a person forcibly resists, government agents kill him for resisting arrest.
I have never stuck up for any criminal.
I have merely asked for the orderly administration of an impartial justice...Due legal process is my own safeguard against being convicted unjustly. To my mind, that's government. That's law and order.
Left-wing zealots have often been prepared to ride roughshod over due process and basic considerations of fairness when they think they can get away with it. For them the ends always seems to justify the means. That is precisely how their predecessors came to create the gulag.
I'd require that every university, public or private, be governed by the constitutional standards regarding freedom of expression and due process. There is no reason for treating adult college students any differently in the university setting than in the outside world.
The word today is "detained," not "interred.
" People are being detained with no due process. They don't know what the charges are, why they're being detained. Simply because they have an Arab name or some association, but there are no charges.
[on Edward Snowden] He should be brought back from Russia and given due process, and I think the proper outcome would be that he would be given a death sentence.
The definition of hell in the legal system is: endless due process and no justice; (in the corporate world) it would be: endless due diligence and no horse sense.
The death penalty, I think, is a terrible scar on American justice, especially the concept of equal justice under law, but also of due process. And it goes state by state, and it's different in different states.
The unpredictability inherent in human affairs is due largely to the fact that the by-products of a human process are more fateful than the product.
As Harry Blackmun said when he wrote Roe v.
Wade, `Once a child is born, the child has basic constitutional rights: due process, equal protection of the laws.'
We're not descended from fearful men - not from men who feared to write, to speak, to associate, and to defend causes that were, for the moment, unpopular.
Whatever disagreement there may be as to the scope of the phrase "due process of law" there can be no doubt that it embraces the fundamental conception of a fair trial, with opportunity to be heard.
Now, how do you explain Obama's claim, that he can kill American citizens without due process? Well, he has his attorney general get up and say, "Well, it doesn't say in the constitution judicial process. It just says due process." Now that's a lawyerly diversion from the truth.
Our bill of rights has been shredded.
The fourth amendment specifically prohibits the kind of activities the NSA is involved in domestically. The fifth amendment prohibits any president or anyone else from killing anyone without due process.
I think the whole human-induced greenhouse gas thing is a red herring.
.. . I see climate change as due to the ocean circulation pattern. I see this as a major cause of climate change... . These are natural processes. We shouldn't blame them on humans and CO2.
That education is not an affair of "telling" and being told, but an active and constructive process, is a principle almost as generally violated in practice as conceded in theory. Is not this deplorable situation due to the fact that the doctrine is itself merely told? It is preached; it is lectured; it is written about.
We will not be driven by fear ... if we remember that we are not descended from fearful men.
Due process is a growth too sturdy to succumb to the infection of the least ingredient of error.