Quotes by Floyd Abrams
38 quotes by Floyd Abrams
CBS fought very hard on this because it believed and believes that there's a principle at stake here. The principle is that Dan Rather doesn't work for the police, and that people that speak to Dan Rather understand that he's a journalist and not...
Quote by Floyd Abrams about police, principle, work, people
I decided that these are not secrets in the sense that once you know what the strategy was you'll be able next time to feed it.
Quote by Floyd Abrams about common sense, sense, time
I just had the sense that at least the books that I had read about law just didn't really have enough of that.
Quote by Floyd Abrams about law, books, common sense, sense
I mean the idea of this is that it's a good thing for the public to hear interviews like this and that there will be an inevitable amount of fewer interviews if people that the press talks to wind up thinking, well, it's not really a CBS...
Quote by Floyd Abrams about press, thinking, public, idea, things, good, good luck, people
I really believe that a lawyer - no matter how good - if he or she is really worth their weight in salt, they will lose some cases because, after all, it is not really one of those secretive things that not everything is decided by who your lawyer...
Quote by Floyd Abrams about things, good, good luck
I really do think that if we had lost that case we would really live in a country that would be really quite different.
Quote by Floyd Abrams about country
I think that it is important for people to understand that whether a good-guy or a bad-guy wins a case is less important than what the law is that the case results in.
Quote by Floyd Abrams about law, bad luck, bad, good, good luck, people
I thought I could do that by telling stories of some of the cases that established those principles on a real life on the ground basis.
Quote by Floyd Abrams about real estate, thinking, life