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American comedian 1911-1999
Bankruptcy is a legal proceeding in which you put your money in your pants pocket and give your coat to your creditors.
Franklin P. Jones
American journalist 1908-1980
Anybody who thinks talk is cheap should get some legal advice.
English politician, writer and poet 1672-1719
No oppression is so heavy or lasting as that which is inflicted by the perversion and exorbitance of legal authority.
Brendan I. Koerner
American author 1974-
A duped newspaper or magazine could contend that a fiction-spouting journalist obtained part of his salary via fraud, and use a criminal proceeding to try and recoup that money. Given the profession's notoriously low wages, however, it's probably not worth the publicity headache and legal fees. No news organization has ever pursued such a case.
American political activist 1936-
All I did in Chicago was to exercise my legal right to speak on my own behalf and I was given four years in jail as a result. But I think the most serious injustice perpetrated by the court system in America is the inability of a black man to get a jury of his peers.Source: Interview with The Guardian (February 1970)
American politician 1942-
As Congress continues to debate ways to address illegal immigration, we must remember the many hard-working legal immigrants that contribute so much to our nation's economy and culture.
American legal scholar 1954-
Catholicism is a wide tent in terms of political and legal positions. We could have nine Catholics on the Supreme Court and a great deal of diversity toward the law.
Karl Wilhelm Von Humboldt
German Statesman, Philologist 1767-1835
Coercion may prevent many transgressions; but it robs even actions which are legal of a part of their beauty. Freedom may lead to many transgressions, but it lends even to vices a less ignoble form.
American author and political activist 1941-
Considering the absence of legal coercion, the surprising thing is that men have for so long, and, on the whole, so reliably, adhered to what we might call the ''breadwinner ethic.''
Daley may not feel a moral responsibility to eliminate discrimination but he has a legal obligation to do so.
American journalist 1960-
Disclosure of private e-mails from government officials has been a legal issue in many states.
American Critic 1905-1975
Every neurosis is a primitive form of legal proceeding in which the accused carries on the prosecution, imposes judgment and executes the sentence: all to the end that someone else should not perform the same process.
American social entrepreneur
Everyone says you've got to do a foundation and legal structure to finance social change. What nonsense!
Albert Bushnell Hart
American historian, writer, and editor 1854-1943
Everywhere among the English-speaking race criminal justice was rude, and punishments were barbarous; but the tendency was to do away with special privileges and legal exemptions.
American science fiction author 1954-
I do have two data identities. I have my name, Bruce Sterling, which is my public name under which I write novels. I also have my other name, which is my legal name under which I own property and vote.
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