American Federal Judge, Litigator and Legal Scholar
Our adversary system rates truth too low among the values that institutions
of justice are meant to serve.
Correcting what has been for centuries a condition of absolute chaos [inconsistent sentencing of criminal defendants] is not the work of short-winded people.
The advertising industry is one of our most basic forms of communication and, allegedly, of information. Yet, obviously, much of this ostensible information is not purveyed to inform but to manipulate and to achieve a result -- to make somebody think he needs something that very possibly he doesn't need, or to make him think one version of something is better than another version when the ground for such a belief really doesn't exist.