Quotations that match 'attorney'.

Painters were also attorneys, happy storytellers of anecdote, psychologists, botanists, zoologists, archaeologists, engineers, but there were no creative painters.
[ Also Anecdote Archaeologists Attorneys Creative Engineers Happy Painters Psychologists Storytellers Were]
The attorney general would call at 5 o'clock in the evening and say: 'Tomorrow morning we are going to try to integrate the University of Mississippi. Get us a memo on what we're likely to do, and what we can do if the governor sends the National Guard there.'
[ Attorney Call Clock Evening General Get Going Governor Guard Integrate Likely Mississippi Morning National Say Sends Tomorrow Try University Us Would]
I have always had an attorney on retainer, and now I believe I will have to put him to work.
[ Always Attorney Believe Had Him Now Put Retainer Will Work]
I was the United States Attorney for Maine for three years, and then was appointed a federal judge.
[ Appointed Attorney Federal Judge Maine States Then Three United Years]
But we didn't have the financial structure, like the right attorneys, the right managers, the right accountants, and we were going against the grain of what black entertainers is supposed to do.
[ Accountants Against Attorneys Black Entertainers Financial Going Grain Managers Right Structure Supposed Were]
My father is a practicing criminal law attorney in the Seattle area.
[ Area Attorney Criminal Father Law Practicing Seattle]
Usually when attorneys are assembling a jury, they're just looking for sheep that are easily impressed.
[ Assembling Attorneys Easily Impressed Jury Just Looking Sheep Usually]
I've been told by the prosecutors and by my own attorneys I should go to law school. I guess I have a knack for it.
[ Attorneys Been Go Guess Knack Law Own Prosecutors School Should Told]
The political status legislation which emerged in Congress in 1990 and 1991 did not receive the support needed for enactment into law during my tenure as Attorney General.
[ Attorney Congress Did During Emerged Enactment General Into Law Legislation Needed Political Receive Status Support Tenure Which]
I was a prosecutor in Brooklyn in the homicide division and then as a senior assistant district attorney.
[ Assistant Attorney Brooklyn District Division Homicide Prosecutor Senior Then]
Rove and his attorneys can parse the words all they want, but it is now clear that while Rove may not have given a reporter Plame's name, he clearly identified her by telling the reporter that Joseph Wilson's wife was a CIA agent.
[ Agent Attorneys Cia Clear Clearly Given Her His Identified Joseph May Name Now Parse Plame Reporter Rove Telling Want While Wife Wilson Words]
And while I might not always agree with the viewpoint I have to portray, because I play a district attorney, as an actress I can always tell myself that my character is trying to take the moral high ground.
[ Actress Agree Always Attorney Because Character District Ground High Might Moral Myself Play Portray Take Tell Trying Viewpoint While]
The traditional practice is that the justices don't ask the attorney general any questions, so as not to embarrass him. But Bobby Kennedy had let them know that he didn't mind if they asked him questions and they did.
[ Any Ask Asked Attorney Bobby Did Embarrass General Had Him Justices Kennedy Know Mind Practice Questions Them Traditional]
There is one instance that we cite in the report where in one of the conversations a member of organized crime is talking to another member of organized crime and he suggests that Attorney General Kennedy should be murdered.
[ Another Attorney Cite Conversations Crime General Instance Kennedy Member Murdered Organized Report Should Suggests Talking Where]
I was assigned to do a job by the attorney general, and that was to find out whether crimes were committed.
[ Assigned Attorney Committed Crimes Find General Job Out Were Whether]
Here, I am looking for a document issued by a public attorney. I don't find. He is accused by the political leaders of the coalition, by his enemies, who said that he is guilty. That he deserves to be killed.
[ Accused Am Attorney Coalition Deserves Document Enemies Find Guilty Here His Issued Killed Leaders Looking Political Public Said]
Hey, I'm a former union president myself and also an attorney that represented a lot of unions.
[ Also Attorney Former Hey Lot Myself President Represented Union Unions]
Especially in local elections, because hardly anybody pays attention to those - but it's really important who's mayor and who's on the city council, county commissioners, sheriffs, district attorney, and of course the school board.
[ Anybody Attention Attorney Because Board City Commissioners Council County Course District Elections Especially Hardly Important Local Mayor Pays Really School Sheriffs Those]
I always received much more satisfaction as a defense attorney in obtaining an acquittal for a client than I ever have as a D.A. in obtaining a conviction. All my interests and sympathies tend to be on the side of the individual as opposed to the state.
[ Acquittal Always Attorney Client Conviction Defense Ever Individual Interests More Much Obtaining Opposed Received Satisfaction Side State Sympathies Tend Than]
When you sign with a label, they do insist upon certain rights, and if you have a competent attorney, your rights will be protected.
[ Attorney Certain Competent Insist Label Protected Rights Sign Upon Will Your]
And indeed, last week, the FBI executed a search warrant on my residence. This happened one day after my attorneys had left a message on the lead FBI investigator's voice mail confirming my continued readiness to answer questions and otherwise cooperate.
[ After Answer Attorneys Confirming Continued Cooperate Day Executed Fbi Had Happened Indeed Investigator Last Lead Left Mail Message Otherwise Questions Readiness Residence Search Voice Warrant Week]
In recent years personal injury attorneys and trial lawyers have attacked the food industry with numerous lawsuits alleging that these businesses should pay monetary damages to those who, of their own accord, consume too much of a legal, safe product.
[ Accord Alleging Attacked Attorneys Businesses Consume Damages Food Industry Injury Lawsuits Lawyers Legal Monetary Much Numerous Own Pay Personal Product Recent Safe Should Their These Those Too Trial Years]
Well, there is an attorney-client privilege here that needs to be respected, and it's a privilege that has been found to be worthy of protection by our courts.
[ Been Courts Found Here Needs Our Privilege Protection Respected Well Worthy]
Do we want an Attorney General who will play politics with the law, play politics with the court and just play politics with international conventions designed to protect our troops? I do not want to play that kind of politics. I am going to vote against Alberto Gonzales.
[ Against Am Attorney Conventions Court Designed General Going Gonzales International Just Kind Law Our Play Politics Protect Troops Vote Want Will]
It took a bit of talking through administrative people, but only once did an attorney try and get in the way of the process and say their artist couldn't do it.
[ Administrative Artist Attorney Bit Did Get Once Only Process Say Talking Their Through Took Try Way]
Al Gonzales is a dedicated public servant and exceptionally qualified to be our nation's next Attorney General. I know that a lot has been said about Judge Gonzales' life story. It is a story of the fulfillment of the American Dream.
[ Al American Attorney Been Dedicated Dream Exceptionally Fulfillment General Gonzales Judge Know Life Lot Nation Next Our Public Qualified Said Servant Story]
I was raised in a Bronx public housing project, but studied at two of the nation's finest universities. I did work as an assistant district attorney, prosecuting violent crimes that devastate our communities.
[ Assistant Attorney Bronx Communities Crimes Devastate Did District Finest Housing Nation Our Project Prosecuting Public Raised Studied Two Universities Violent Work]
It did not prepare me for writing or "Power of Attorney." However, what it did is that it forced me out of the DA's office. I stopped getting that county check.
[ Attorney Check County Did Forced Getting However Office Out Power Prepare Stopped Writing]
I don't know what he meant by 'they're after me.' And then I said, 'You know, Bobby, I'm here for you. If you need any help, give me a call.' And then he did call me about a week later, and wanted to know if I had a good attorney.
[ After Any Attorney Bobby Call Did Give Good Had Help Here Know Later Meant Need Said Then Wanted Week]
The defendant wants to hide the truth because he's generally guilty. The defense attorney's job is to make sure the jury does not arrive at that truth.
[ Arrive Attorney Because Defendant Defense Does Generally Guilty Hide Job Jury Make Sure Truth Wants]
Mr. Gonzales' failure to respond to questions legitimately posed to him by the Senate raises grave doubts in my mind as to his fitness to serve the people of the United States as their Attorney General.
[ Attorney Doubts Failure Fitness General Gonzales Grave Him His Legitimately Mind Mr Posed Questions Raises Respond Senate Serve States Their United]
No charges have been filed by the L.A. district attorney's office, and for that I am appreciative. I have said it before, but we all make mistakes, and the day will come soon enough where you no longer read of mine in the tabloids.
[ Am Appreciative Attorney Been Before Charges Come Day District Enough Filed Longer Make Mine Mistakes Office Read Said Soon Tabloids Where Will]
I hate politics, hate deals, and deal-making, hate meeting with attorneys and agents.
[ Agents Attorneys Deals Hate Meeting Politics]
This week I was proud to join with my colleagues to help pass two important, common-sense pieces of legislation that will limit the frivolous lawsuits by trial attorneys and personal injury lawyers that clog our courts and hurt our small businesses.
[ Attorneys Businesses Clog Colleagues Common-Sense Courts Frivolous Help Hurt Important Injury Join Lawsuits Lawyers Legislation Limit Our Pass Personal Pieces Proud Small Trial Two Week Will]
Industrial hemp is a very useful plant. I challenged the attorney general to get rid of the criminal stigma associated with hemp so we can look at it in terms of how it might be useful.
[ Associated Attorney Challenged Criminal General Get Hemp How Industrial Look Might Plant Rid Stigma Terms Useful Very]
What Bill Clinton did to us was cruel. The White House gave my attorneys indications that there was a good chance for my clemency to be granted. I had to prepare myself for being released because there was no sign that my petition would be denied.
[ Attorneys Because Being Bill Chance Clemency Clinton Cruel Denied Did Gave Good Granted Had House Indications Myself Petition Prepare Released Sign Us White Would]
I retire to make way for an abler man. In my four years as attorney general I have aged about ten years, but when I have get back to the practice of law, I hope to show those lawyers that I still have some vitality left.
[ Aged Attorney Back Four General Get Hope Law Lawyers Left Make Man Practice Retire Show Some Still Ten Those Vitality Way Years]
I think what we ought to be focusing on is that we are on path for the release of 75,000 pages of documents in connection with John Roberts' work in the White House, as in the counselor's office and as his time working as an assistant in the office of the attorney general.
[ Assistant Attorney Connection Counselor Documents Focusing General His House John Office Ought Pages Path Release Roberts Think Time White Work Working]
My father and his brothers were all lawyers, so I think that the expectation was probably for me to grow up to be an attorney, but it never really fascinated me that much. I was more interested in building things.
[ Attorney Brothers Building Expectation Fascinated Father Grow His Interested Lawyers More Much Never Probably Really Things Think Up Were]
Tom Cruise's attorney said he is going to sue anyone who claims he is gay. In a related story, Ricky Martin's attorney has been hospitalized for exhaustion.
[ Anyone Attorney Been Claims Cruise Exhaustion Gay Going Martin Related Ricky Said Story Sue Tom]
It's too late for that - trying to second guess it. It's over. I'm worried about how to get the kids through school and still write and practice law and take power of attorney.
[ Attorney Get Guess How Kids Late Law Over Power Practice School Second Still Take Through Too Trying Worried Write]
We provided complete protection to witnesses - right of attorney, right of record, right to cross-examine, and open hearing if they desired. Only Mr. Lane asked for an open hearing.
[ Asked Attorney Complete Desired Hearing Lane Mr Only Open Protection Provided Record Right Witnesses]
I don't want to hear again from the attorney general or anyone on this floor that this government has shown it can be trusted to use the power we give it with restraint and care.
[ Again Anyone Attorney Care Floor General Give Government Hear Power Restraint Shown Trusted Use Want]
As attorney general, I can either look into it or I can ignore it because they're a bunch of powerful legislators... and I'm afraid they're going to cut my budget.
[ Afraid Attorney Because Budget Bunch Cut Either General Going Ignore Into Legislators Look Powerful]
I noticed that this defense attorney is a very, very intelligent man, and he's very cool and he's very knowledgeable, and I think that personally I'd like to have an attorney like him.
[ Attorney Cool Defense Him Intelligent Knowledgeable Man Noticed Personally Think Very]
In a democratic country, when a man is accused, he's accused from a document issued by the public attorney.
[ Accused Attorney Country Democratic Document Issued Man Public]
There has to be some limit to what lawyers can take from their clients. Otherwise, cagey attorneys end up with the lion's share of the settlement and the victims end up with little more than scraps.
[ Attorneys Clients End Lawyers Limit Lion Little More Otherwise Scraps Settlement Share Some Take Than Their Up Victims]
There's only so much you can do with an attorney on a show that's about New York policemen.
[ Attorney Much New Only Policemen Show York]
Prior to any questioning, the person must be warned that he has a right to remain silent, that any statement he does make may be used as evidence against him and that he has a right to the presence of an attorney, either retained or appointed.
[ Against Any Appointed Attorney Does Either Evidence Him Make May Must Person Presence Prior Questioning Remain Retained Right Silent Statement Used Warned]
As attorney general, I've had some connection with just about every important public issue in the last eight years in Kentucky. All of the important public issues of the day have, at some point.
[ Attorney Connection Day Eight Every General Had Important Issue Issues Just Kentucky Last Point Public Some Years]
If the evens of September 11, 2001, have proven anything, it's that the terrorists can attack us, but they can't take away what makes us American - our freedom, our liberty, our civil rights. No, only Attorney General John Ashcroft can do that.
[ American Anything Ashcroft Attack Attorney Away Civil Evens Freedom General John Liberty Makes Only Our Proven Rights September Take Terrorists Us]
Salazar's record is one of weakness; he hasn't been a good attorney general.
[ Attorney Been General Good Hasn Record Weakness]
Given my last position, that I was the first U.S attorney post 9/11 in New Jersey, I understand acutely the pain and sorrow and upset of the family members who lost loved ones that day at the hands of radical Muslim extremists. And their sensitivities and concerns have to be taken into account.
[ Account Acutely Attorney Concerns Day Extremists Family First Given Hands Into Jersey Last Lost Loved Members Muslim New Ones Pain Position Post Radical Sorrow Taken Their Understand Upset]
I am not a member of any organization listed by the Attorney General as subversive. In any instance where I lent my name in the past, it was certainly without knowledge that such an organization was subversive. I have always been essentially and foremost an American.
[ Always Am American Any Attorney Been Certainly Essentially Foremost General Instance Knowledge Lent Listed Member Name Organization Past Subversive Such Where Without]
You get a lawyer whether you're in a military tribunal or whether you're in a federal court, number one. The attorney general decided that the court with the biggest - with the greatest venue, with the best jurisdiction was the New York court. That was the right decision to make.
[ Attorney Best Biggest Court Decided Decision Federal General Get Greatest Jurisdiction Lawyer Make Military New Number Right Tribunal Venue Whether York]
So my own suspicion is that the attorney has stopped this prosecution because part of her defence was to question legality and that would have brought his advice into the public domain again and there was something fishy about the way in which he said war was legal.
[ Advice Again Attorney Because Brought Defence Domain Fishy Her His Into Legal Legality Own Part Prosecution Public Question Said Something Stopped Suspicion War Way Which Would]
And then for the first time in history a Cook County state's attorney was reelected for a third time.
[ Attorney Cook County First History Reelected State Then Third Time]
I know that Duke made a number of demands, including that the attorney general drop its investigation. We have no intention of asking the attorney general to do that.
[ Asking Attorney Demands Drop Duke General Including Intention Investigation Know Made Number]
So my attorneys brought litigation in the U.S. federal courts. The judge ruled in our favor.
[ Attorneys Brought Courts Favor Federal Judge Litigation Our Ruled]
One of the people that wrote a forward to my book is Gerry Spence, whom I admire. Gerry is a friend of mine, and Gerry's perhaps the leading criminal defense attorney in the country.
[ Admire Attorney Book Country Criminal Defense Forward Friend Gerry Leading Mine Perhaps Whom Wrote]
Most of the time when I receive a script, it says something like 'Rosenberg is the fat, slovenly Mayor, who doesn't want the kids to use the skateboard park', or 'Stein is a pompous, rotund attorney, imposing to all.' It would be so freeing to get a script where my character is simply described as 'A Man'.
[ Attorney Character Described Fat Freeing Get Imposing Kids Man Mayor Most Park Pompous Receive Says Script Simply Something Stein Time Use Want Where Would]
We also quoted Robert Luskin, Rove's attorney, acknowledging that Rove did speak to Cooper late on the week prior to the article coming out, which would have been July 10 or 11.
[ Acknowledging Also Article Attorney Been Coming Cooper Did July Late Out Prior Quoted Robert Rove Speak Week Which Would]
I couldn't do that as attorney general. Why? Because they are my clients. You can't say they're not doing what they ought to be doing when you are the attorney general.
[ Attorney Because Clients Doing General Ought Say Why]
If you violate Nature's laws you are your own prosecuting attorney, judge, jury, and hangman. Environmental
[ Attorney Hangman Judge Jury Laws Nature Own Prosecuting Violate Your]
You know, as attorney general, there's no issue more important than making sure you are safe, that your families are safe.
[ Attorney Families General Important Issue Know Making More Safe Sure Than Your]