Quote: Shoot Out, the Court of Last Resort


Title: Last Call
Author: Daniel Okrent
Page: 276

“The business pays very well,” [Clarence] Darrow said, “but it is outside the law and they can’t go to court, like shoe dealers or real-estate men or grocers when they think an injustice has been done them, or unfair competition has arisen in their territory.
“So,” Darrow concluded, “they naturally shoot.”

Justice at the end of a barrel.

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