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Gerry Spence

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Skepticism, not cleanliness, is next to godliness. Skepticism is the father of freedom. It is like the pry that holds open the door for truth to slip in.

— Gerry Spence

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Government is operated by deeply embedded, hopelessly entangled bureaus where nothing is accomplished because the function of the bureau is to intercept every living idea and smother it.

— Gerry Spence

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Is there anyone I wouldn't take as a client? Well, I'd never represent a banker.

— Gerry Spence

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The function of the law is not to provide justice or to preserve freedom. The function of the law is to keep those who hold power, in power.

— Gerry Spence

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What the insurance companies have done is to reverse the business so that the public at large insures the insurance companies.

— Gerry Spence

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About Gerry Spence

Did you know about Gerry Spence?

The University awarded him an honorary Doctor of Laws degree in May 1990. 5 million verdicts for emotional and punitive damages for his quadriplegic client after a major insurance company refused to pay on the $50000 policy. "

Partial bibliography
Gerry Spence is the author of more than a dozen books including:
Gunning for Justice (Doubleday 1982)
Of Murder and Madness (Doubleday 1983)
Trial By Fire (William Morrow 1986) ISBN 0-688-06075-7
With Justice for None (Times Books 1989)
From Freedom to Slavery: The Rebirth of Tyranny in America (St.

Spence states that he "has never lost a criminal case either as a prosecutor or a defense attorney. He is a member of the American Trial Lawyers Hall of Fame.

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