Quotations in the News

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Posted: May 30, 2015 4:08 AM

"Justice was not served today. Cody Devine did not deserve to die for being in the wrong place at the wrong time." — The Rev. Howard Dotson after Wayne Burgarello was acquitted of murder in Nevada in the latest case nationally testing the boundaries of stand-your-ground self-defense laws.

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"Notice the teacher and coach language. Feds don't put in language like that unless it's relevant." — Jeff Cramer, a former federal prosecutor, after former U.S. House Speaker Dennis Hastert was indicted on charges of paying hush money to a person for a "prior misconduct" in a suburban Chicago town where he was an educator and a coach.

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"I felt like we were being set up for antagonistic purposes." — "Saved by the Bell" actor Dustin Diamond to jurors in Wisconsin before he was convicted of lesser misdemeanor charges stemming from a barroom fight.