Archibald Cox, Jr, 1912 - 2004
Testifying before Senate Government Affairs panel, photo by Scott Stewart (19 March 1987)
Born: 17 May 1912, Plainfield, New Jersey
Died: 29 May 2004, Brooksville, Maine
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Archibald Cox quotes:
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- A great many college graduates come here thinking of lawyers as social engineers arguing the great Constitutional issues. permalink
- I confess that I cannot understand how we can plot, lie, cheat and commit murder abroad and remain humane, honorable, trustworthy and trusted at home. permalink
- Through the centuries, men of law have been persistently concerned with the resolution of disputes in ways that enable society to achieve its goals with a minimum of force and maximum of reason. permalink
- Watergate showed more strengths in our system than weaknesses.... The whole country did take part, in quite a genuine sense, in passing judgment on Richard Nixon. permalink
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