Quotes with jury
A man's rights rest in three boxes. The ballot box, jury box and the cartridge box. Let no man be kept from the ballot box because of his color. Let no woman be kept from the ballot box because of her sex.
Speech on November 15, 1867.
A jury consists of twelve persons chosen to decide who has the better lawyer.
Ending racial discrimination in jury selection can be accomplished only by eliminating peremptory challenges entirely.
Jury -- A group of twelve men who, having lied to the judge about their hearing, health and business engagements, have failed to fool him.
A Mencken Chrestomathy (1949)