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  • Joey Adams
    Joey Adams
    American comedian 1911-1999
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    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
    Franklin P. Jones
    American journalist 1908-1980
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    Anybody who thinks talk is cheap should get some legal advice.
  • Joseph Addison
    Joseph Addison
    English politician, writer and poet 1672-1719
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    No oppression is so heavy or lasting as that which is inflicted by the perversion and exorbitance of legal authority.
  • Brendan I. Koerner
    Brendan I. Koerner
    American author 1974-
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    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.
  • Bobby Seale
    Bobby Seale
    American political activist 1936-
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    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)
  • Bob Filner
    Bob Filner
    American politician 1942-
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    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.
  • Cass Sunstein
    Cass Sunstein
    American legal scholar 1954-
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    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
    Karl Wilhelm Von Humboldt
    German Statesman, Philologist 1767-1835
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    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.
  • Barbara Ehrenreich
    Barbara Ehrenreich
    American author and political activist 1941-
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    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.''
  • Bobby Rush
    Bobby Rush
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    Daley may not feel a moral responsibility to eliminate discrimination but he has a legal obligation to do so.
  • Bill Dedman
    Bill Dedman
    American journalist 1960-
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    Disclosure of private e-mails from government officials has been a legal issue in many states.
  • Lionel Trilling
    Lionel Trilling
    American Critic 1905-1975
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    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.
  • Bill Drayton
    Bill Drayton
    American social entrepreneur
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    Everyone says you've got to do a foundation and legal structure to finance social change. What nonsense!
  • Albert Bushnell Hart
    Albert Bushnell Hart
    American historian, writer, and editor 1854-1943
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    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.
  • Bruce Sterling
    Bruce Sterling
    American science fiction author 1954-
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    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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