"All these, I think, do raise significant questions about how the death penalty is being applied. And this situation in Oklahoma I think just highlights some of the significant problems there." — President Barack Obama on the botched execution of an Oklahoma inmate.
"Though this verdict is large by normal standards, it is hard to view this outcome as much of a victory for Apple. This amount is less than 10 percent of the amount Apple requested and probably doesn't surpass by too much the amount Apple spent litigating this case." — Santa Clara University law professor Brian Love after a California jury awarded the iPhone maker $119 million in a patent battle with Samsung over alleged copying of smartphone features.
"This will take us a long time to heal. The department is totally focused more on the families involved. This is a tragedy for them. It's totally unexpected." — Trooper Col. James Cockrell after two Alaska State Troopers were shot to death in a remote part of the state.