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The Bible

Self-Incrimination
"To sum up the matter, the principle that no man is to be declared guilty on his own admission is a divine decree."
Book of Judges

Excessive Fines, Forfeiture
"If an ox gore a man or a woman, that they die: then the ox shall be surely stoned, and his flesh shall not be eaten; but the owner of the ox shall be quit."
Book of Exodus

Federal Admiralty Jurisdiction
"And God said, Let the waters under the heaven be gathered together unto one place, and let the dry land appear: and it was so."
Book of Genesis

Indigent Medical Care
"Ye shall have one manner of law, as well for the stranger, as for one of your own country."
Book of Leviticus

The Bible
The Bible
Self Incrimination
"The Bible tells us Daniel was saved by a miracle, but when this court says its final word in this case today, we cannot expect a miracle to save petitioner Turner."
Black on Book of Daniel

Burma Sanctions Policy
"For I stole that, of which I had enough, and much better."
St. Augustine

Nonimmigrant Visa for a Marxist
"That one should be excluded who taught that Jesus when he arose from the Sepulcher, went east (not up) and became a teacher at Hemis monastery in the Himalayas?"
Douglas on the Resurrection, Buddhism


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