Robert Jackson Quote
Terminiello v. City of Chicago, 337 U.S. 1 (1949) (dissenting)
“The prosecutor has more control over life, liberty, and reputation, than any other person in America.”
The Federal Prosecutor (1940)
“We must never forget that the record on which we judge these defendants is the record on which history will judge us tomorrow. To pass these defendants a poisoned chalice is to put it to our own lips as well.”
Nuremberg Tribunal. - Quotes from the Nuremberg Trials (1945)
“Freedom to differ is not limited to things that do not matter mush. That would be a mere shadow of freedom. The test of its substance is the right to differ as to things that touch the heart of the existing order.”
West Virginia State Board of Education v. Barnette, 319 U.S. at 641-42.
Picture Source: Wikimedia CommonsRobert Jackson
Born: February 13, 1892
Died: October 9, 1954 (aged 62)
Bio: Robert H. Jackson was United States Attorney General and an Associate Justice of the United States Supreme Court. He was also the chief United States prosecutor at the Nuremberg Trials.