Lex Rex Ph

Category: Legal Quotes

Body Language

Observing the demeanor of witnesses is the unique opportunity of the trial courts. Appellate (and the Supreme) courts merely rely on records. Truth is established

Children

“The child is one of the most important assets of the nation. It is thus important we be careful in rearing the children even so

Christian Influence

The old socio-political-economic philosophy of live-and-let-live is now superseded by the benign Christian shibboleth of live-and-help others to live. Those who profess to be Christians

Faith

The purpose of including such provision in our [laws] is to harmonize our civil laws with the religious faith of our people – Republic v

Integrity

Possession of moral integrity is of greater importance than possession of legal learning. The practice of law is a privilege bestowed only on the morally

Law and Religion

A law must have an articulable and discernible secular purpose and justification to pass the scrutiny of the religion clauses. – Justice Del Castillo in

Lawyers

“A bad lawyer is one who fails to spot problems, a good lawyer is one who perceives the difficulties, and the excellent lawyer is one

Life vs Property

The right to life is more sacred than a mere owning a property. That is not to encourage x x x theft, but merely to

Literal Interpretation

When Samson (his long hair cut by Delilah) was captured, the procurator placed an iron rod burning white-hot two or three inches away from in

Marriage or Love

Love is useless unless it is shared with another. Indeed, no man is an island, the cruelest act ~xxx~ is to say “I could not

Repentance

Plea of guilty is an act of repentance and respect for the law. (People v De La Cruz)

Respect

One unavoidable consequence of everyone having the freedom to choose is that others may make different choices – choices we would not make for ourselves,

Rule of Law

A judge must apply the law as it is written, not as he or she wishes it were. – Amy Coney Barrett  Laws must come

Slavery

Only ruthless, unfeeling capitalists and egoistic reactionaries continue to pay obeisance to such un-Christian doctrine (in Prisley v Fowler)…. it humiliates man and debases him;

The Herod in Us (A Poem)

(A poetic reflection. Days after Christmas, when wisemen came to visit.) The Herod in us Doesn’t want His presence The King to govern our lives

en_USEnglish