"I want to go to law school so I can learn how to turn gold into
"In the criminal justice system, the people are represented by two
separate yet equally important groups: the police, who investigate
crime; and the district attorneys, who prosecute the offenders. These
are their stories."
"If you're going to lie, be creative or we'll get bored."
"Are you kidding? Shelly Cates could convince a jury that Jeffrey
Dahmer had an eating disorder."
"The last time I checked, "Stupid" isn't a defense for murder!"
"I believe in monsters and things that go bump in the night, Jack. May
they rot in hell, along with their attorneys."
"You know, McCoy, you wanna put the bad guys behind bars you have to
get your hands dirty."
"The problem is, detective, sometimes it doesn't stop at the
Detective Rivera and Jack McCoy
"Love - a dangerous disease instantly cured by marriage."
"I specifically asked for him to be put on suicide watch. Apparently
here at Riker's that mean that they watch you commit suicide. "
"You got around double jeopardy. You climbed Everest in your shorts. On
a cold day. "
"You've heard of the Seven Rings of Saturn? These are the Two Rings of
"A motive pulled straight from the tabloids. And what about means and
opportunity? Are you getting that from comic books?"
"Never get Freudian on a man holding a pickle."
"Although justice must be tempered with mercy, it must still maintain a
sense of retribution."
"Even though you are a taxpayer, you know, we don't actually work for
"You know, if I didn't already know you don't have kids, I'd know you
don't have kids."
"Clarence Darrow had Leopold and Leob, and who do we have?"
"Beavis and Butthead."
Adam Schiff and Jack McCoy
"Julian Prusse is accused of a crime but that doesn't make him Hannibal