— John Coleridge, 1st Baron Coleridge 1820 - 1894
Original: «As long as we have to administer the law we must do so according to the law as it is. We are not here to make the law».
Fuente: Addresses Delivered at Eighteenth Annual Meeting, Association of Judges of Michigan, Held at Lansing, December 27th and 28th, 1910. Autores Association of Judges of Michigan, Robert M. Montgomery, Peter Fabian Dodds, Main Julius Connine, Willis Barnes Perkins, John W. Beaumont. Procedencia del original: Universidad de Michigan. Digitalizado: 10 julio 2012. p. 5.
Fuente: Caso Reg v. Solomons (1890), 17 Cox, C. C. 93.