Abortion is inherently different from other medical procedures because no other procedure involves the purposeful termination of a potential life.
Censorship reflects a society's lack of confidence in itself. It is a hallmark of an authoritarian regime.
It must always be remembered that what the Constitution forbids is not all searches and seizures, but unreasonable searches and seizures.
These death sentences are cruel and unusual in the same way that being struck by lightning is cruel and unusual.
Ethics is knowing the difference between what you have a right to do and what is right to do.
The 4th Amendment and the personal rights it secures have a long history. At the very core stands the right of a man to retreat into his own home and there be free from unreasonable governmental intrusion.
To force a lawyer on a defendant can only lead him to believe that the law contrives against him.
Newspapers, television networks, and magazines have sometimes been outrageously abusive, untruthful, arrogant, and hypocritical. But it hardly follows that elimination of a strong and independent press is the way to eliminate abusiveness . . .
The dichotomy between personal liberties and property rights is a false one. Property does not have rights. People have rights.
In fact, a fundamental interdependence exists between the personal right to liberty and the personal right to property.