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  • It is proper that we acknowledge the overwhelming weight of international opinion against the juvenile death penalty, resting in large part on the understanding that the instability and emotional imbalance of young people may often be a factor in the crime.
    (Anthony Kennedy)

  • This is not chauvinistic, ... Our purpose, our mission is to share democracy with the world.
    (Anthony Kennedy)

  • Just the thought of a rap version of Beethoven's Fifth Symphony or 'Achy, Breaky Heart' is bound to make people smile.
    (Anthony Kennedy)

  • Bowers was not correct when it was decided, and it is not correct today,
    (Anthony Kennedy)

  • The First Amendment is often inconvenient. But that is besides the point. Inconvenience does not absolve the government of its obligation to tolerate speech.
    (Anthony Kennedy)


  • At the heart of liberty is the right to define one's own concept of existence, of meaning, of the universe, and of the mystery of human life.
    (Anthony Kennedy)

  • Our system presumes that there are certain principles that are more important than the temper of the times. And you must have a judge who is detached, who is independent, who is fair, who is committed only to those principles, and not public pressures of other sort. That's the meaning of neutrality.
    (Anthony Kennedy)

  • A number of people would want to make us part of the American entertainment network.
    (Anthony Kennedy)

  • As the Constitution endures, persons in every generation can invoke its principles in their own search for greater freedom.
    (Anthony Kennedy)

  • From a legal and business perspective, it seems wrong to me,
    (Anthony Kennedy)

  • The case for freedom, the case for our constitutional principles the case for our heritage has to be made anew in each generation. The work of freedom is never done.
    (Anthony Kennedy)

  • In his personal relations he was unpretentious to the point of being casual, almost as if to put friends and colleagues at ease with his vast knowledge of history, remarkable grasp of the law, and a mind so precise he was at once formidable and delightful.
    (Anthony Kennedy)

  • When Congress alters the federal balance, it must carefully consider the consequences of doing so.
    (Anthony Kennedy)

  • Asking questions is an essential part of police investigation. In the ordinary sense a police officer is free to ask a person for identification without implicating the Fourth Amendment.
    (Anthony Kennedy)

  • has become a leading proponent of one of the most cosmopolitan, and controversial, trends in constitutional law using foreign and international law as an aid in interpreting the U.S. Constitution.
    (Anthony Kennedy)


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