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Johnnie Cochran
October 2, 1937 - March 29, 2005
Nationality: American
Category: Lawyer
Subcategory: American Lawyer

I understand about this idea of terror and what it means to Americans and this idea that we can't just walk around free like we did; life has changed.


The president appoints the judges. Your lives and your children's lives can change by all of these appellate court judges who will be appointed who will reinterpret laws, and things can change.


Black jurors sit on juries every day and convict black people every day.


In this room we're all here together, but there's probably a lot of different views, people sitting here thinking, I don't own any slaves, all the slaves are dead. Why am I responsible? My family were immigrants, too.


I'm a big believer in the fact that life is about preparation, preparation, preparation.


On January 10, 1963, I was sworn in as a lawyer, so next January 10 I will have practiced law for 40 years, and I've loved every minute of it.


I decided I wanted to be a lawyer when I was 11 years of age.


If it doesn't fit, you must acquit.


We've got to be judged by how we do in times of crisis.


Money will determine whether the accused goes to prison or walks out of the courtroom a free man.


Since the Puffy Combs case in New York, I will not try any more criminal cases.


If it doen't make sense, you should find for the defense.


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