Quotes by legal

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  • Anthony Weiner
    Anthony Weiner
    American politician 1964-
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    Sooner or later they are going to live in a New York City where gay marriage is not only legal, but it's common and they don't even notice.
  • Andrew Jackson
    Andrew Jackson
    American president (7th) 1767-1845
    Andrew Jackson
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    The duty of government is to leave commerce to its own capital and credit as well as all other branches of business, protecting all in their legal pursuits, granting exclusive privileges to none.
  • Bernie Sanders
    Bernie Sanders
    American politician 1941-
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    The history of American democracy, to say the least, has been checkered. Our nation was founded at a time when people of African descent were held in bondage. After slavery was abolished, they were forced to endure legal discrimination for another 100 years.
  • Bob Barr
    Bob Barr
    American attorney and politician 1948-
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    The legal principle placing the burden of proof on accusers rather than the accused can be traced back to Second and Third Century Roman jurist, Julius Paulus Prudentissimus. Yet, this ancient concept, which forms the legal and moral cornerstone of the American judicial system, is quickly being undermined in the name of 'national security.'
  • Bernard Bailyn
    Bernard Bailyn
    American historian, author, and academic 1922-2020
    Bernard Bailyn
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    The most powerful presentations were based on legal precedents, especially Calvin's Case (1608), which, it was claimed, proved on the authority of Coke and Bacon that subjects of the King are by no means necessarily subjects of Parliament.
    Source: The Ideological Origins of the American Revolution Ch. V, TRANSFORMATION, p. 225
  • Ben Nighthorse Campbell
    Ben Nighthorse Campbell
    American Cheyenne politician 1933-
    Ben Nighthorse Campbell
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    The president, just as any other American, deserves a legal defense against personal lawsuits not related to his office. But the costs of that defense should be borne by him and not the taxpayer.
  • Cass Sunstein
    Cass Sunstein
    American legal scholar 1954-
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    The process of getting regulations right is described publicly as far more political than in fact it is. It's essentially a legal and technical enterprise.
  • Bryant H. McGill
    Bryant H. McGill
    American journalist and author 1969-
    Bryant H. McGill
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    The real violence is committed in the writing of history, the records of the legal system, the reporting of news, through the manipulation of social contracts, and the control of information.
  • Bill Clinton
    Bill Clinton
    President of the US 1946-
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    The world knows of Rosa Parks because of a single, simple act of dignity and courage that struck a lethal blow to the foundations of legal bigotry.
    Source: at Rosa Parks funeral, CNN.com, 11-02-05
  • Candace Camp
    Candace Camp
    American writer 1949-
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    There are several authors who are also lawyers - and not only the ones who write legal thrillers. There are other attorneys who write romantic fiction, and I know of at least one who writes young adult books.
  • Abbie Hoffman
    Abbie Hoffman
    American political and social activist 1936-1989
    Abbie Hoffman
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    Understand that legal and illegal are political, and often arbitrary, categorizations; use and abuse are medical, or clinical, distinctions.
  • Caleb Cushing
    Caleb Cushing
    American Democratic politician and diplomat 1800-1879
    Caleb Cushing
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    Upon the Constitution, upon the pre-existing legal rights of the People, as understood in this country and in England, I have argued that this House is bound to revive the Petition under debate.
  • Ban Ki-moon
    Ban Ki-moon
    South Korean politician and diplomat 1944-
    Ban Ki-moon
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    We have a legal and moral obligation to rid our world of nuclear tests and nuclear weapons. When we put an end to nuclear tests, we get closer to eliminating all nuclear weapons. A world free of nuclear weapons will be safer and more prosperous.
  • Beeban Kidron
    Beeban Kidron
    British filmmaker 1961-
    Beeban Kidron
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    We have allowed a situation to develop in which it is legal for a multibillion dollar industry to own, wholly and in perpetuity, the intimate and personal details of children.
  • Bob Ney
    Bob Ney
    American politician 1954-
    Bob Ney
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    We not only have a legal obligation to honor our commitments, we have a moral obligation to provide the coverage we promised to provide to these people.
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