"I so direct you that the evidence in this case, taken at its highest, would not justify my leaving verdicts of unlawful killing to you."
"I'm not saying that nothing went wrong in a police operation which resulted in the killing of an innocent man"
"All interested persons agree that a verdict of unlawful killing could only be left to you if you could be sure that a specific officer had committed a very serious crime: murder or manslaughter,"
"Many people tell lies for a variety of reasons … [including] to mitigate the impact of what might be a … tragic mistake"
"Put aside any emotion - put them to one side."