[Testifying against a racist killer]
Lionel Jackson: I remember the voice of the first white man who told me not to come in his store. I remember the voice of the doctor who told me I had a healthy son. And I remember the voice of the man who took out a gun and shot me.
[after Claire saves Ben from being held in contempt]
Judge: Give her a raise, Ben. Because you were about to walk out of here in cuffs.
Racist Killer: You ever see a black lawyer at work? It's like watching a platypus.
Defense atty.: A platypus, huh? That's a big word. You know, you don't sound as stupid as you look.