Justice Warren E. BurgerJustice Warren E. Burger, (1907-1995) Chief Justice of the U.S. Supreme Court (1969-1986)

Justice Warren E. Burger Quote

“... ours is a sick profession marked by incompetence, lack of training, misconduct and bad manners. Ineptness, bungling, malpractice, and bad ethics can be observed in court houses all over this country every day ... these incompetents have a seeming unawareness of the fundamental ethics of the profession. ... the harsh truth is that ... we may well be on our way to a society, overrun by hordes of lawyers, hungry as locusts, and brigades of judges in numbers never before contemplated.”

Justice Warren E. BurgerJustice Warren E. Burger
~ Justice Warren E. Burger

Ratings and Comments

J Carlton, Calgary

Now that lawyers and judges have built a completely "litigious" society...no one is safe.
There is no "justice system"...just Laws

jim k, Austin, Tx

I'm with J on this one.

Cal, Lewisville, TX

We have a lawyer for president now.

E Archer, NYC

The American Bar Association is a monopolistic union that has corrupted the law to put them as gatekeepers to power. They have commercialized the common man into equitable interest, to be regulated and taxed like goods at market. Instead of defending our rights, they defend the twisted court system from which they derive their plunder. They write the laws that steal from us our labors and property. If there is ever to be a reformation in America, something will have to be done about the ABA in order to return to common law with the jury as final arbiters of the law and the facts.

empty pockets, NOLa

He either had a working crystal ball or working brain and deductive reasoning and clearly saw this coming.  It's been being built by Leftists over decades, while most weren't paying attention.  it's the 'infrastructure' of corruption, supporting a 'culture of corruption' such as we saw operating in the Obama/Biden regime where gov't is weaponized and enforcer of the corrupt political self-proclaimed masters.  Their army of corrupt, dirty lawyers has succeeded in unbalancing the gov't, usurping power from the other two branches [the legislative with their assistance] so the one UN-elected branch will dominate.

Mike, Norwalk

I'm not quite sure how to rate this 5 stars for accuracy or a thumbs down for what it actually means. The occupying statist theocracy infesting this land is furthering tyranny by and through its black robed high priests of the courts. From the most local of immoral / anti-natural law to the Supreme Court individual sovereignty, inalienable rights, liberty and "the laws of nature and of nature's God (Declaration of Independence) is (individually) / are (in concert) being ignored or ruled against.

E Archer, NYC

Socialism makes its inroads via lawyers.  If the American republic is ever conquered by socialism, the lawyers will be the de facto ruling class, right underneath the central bankers.  You can thank the lawyer factories at Harvard, Yale, and the Ivy League schools for diluting the Common Law with commercial color of law.  We are not free Americans, but tokens in a Monopoly game, playing by the rules the banker has dictated to us.  There is no living outside of the box!

Denise, Durango

How absolutely true...just the advertising alone with ambulance chaser after ambulance chaser hawking his "wares" every 5 minutes, feigning "Concern" over your 'unfortunate' circumstances but ready to ride in on his Lear Jet and "give" you the money you "deserve". And lest we forget...almost every single democrat in the process of destroying our teetering Republic is a lawyer.
As it says in Luke, chapter 11; "Woe to you lawyers, for you weigh men down with burdens hard to bear, while you yourselves will not even touch the burdens with one of your fingers!". "Woe to you lawyers! For you have taken away the key of knowledge; you did not enter in yourselves, and those who were entering in, you hindered."
Even our Lord warns of lawyers.


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