Justice Hugo L. Black Quote

“The layman’s constitutional view is that what he likes is constitutional and that which he doesn’t like is unconstitutional.”

~ Justice Hugo L. Black

New York Times, 26 February 1971

Ratings and Comments


Joe, Rochester, MI

The U.S. Supreme Court must be a bunch of laymen, since they apparently don't understand the 5th amendment which states in part "...nor shall private property be taken for public use...". Considering the U.S. is a Republic, they are acting very socialist, or even comunist.

warren, olathe

Your right Joe. I wonder who we are. I think we need to be the jurists and judge a few of them incompetent.

warren, olathe

Congress does have the power to impeach them.

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