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Check Out Our Quotes

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Today was the day. You’ve been admiring the new Circ Desk, but there was one thing missing—glass plates containing inspirational legal quotes. The plates are in place so you should stop by the law library and check them out. Just in case you can’t make it in person, the quotes are listed below.




“The justice system will only function well insofar as the litigants themselves feel they are a part of it, have a stake in it, and believe in it.”

-Hon. Rena Katz Uviller


“. . . our law exists for the express purpose of protecting the freedom of the human spirit.”

-John Lord O’Brian


“Information is a basic human right and the fundamental foundation for the formation of democratic institutions.”

-Nelson Mandela


“All human beings are born free and equal in dignity and rights.”

-Article 1, Universal Declaration of Human Rights


“. . . the greatest threats to our constitutional freedoms come in times of crisis.”

-Sandra Day O’Connor

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