Archibald "Archie" Cox Jr. was an American lawyer and law professor who served as U.S. Solicitor General under President John F. Kennedy and later as a special prosecutor during the Watergate scandal. During his career, he was a pioneering expert on labor law and also an authority on constitutional law. The Journal of Legal Studies has identified Cox as one of the most cited legal scholars of the 20th century.
|Most scandals involve broken laws. In the case of the congressional campaign financing system, the laws themselves are the scandal.||Scandals|
|School desegregation cases overturned not only the constitutional precedents built up over three quarters of a century but the social structure of an entire region . . . Desegregation decrees have all the qualities of social legislation . . .||Education, Learning, Knowledge & Training|
|Unlike a monarch, the President is not the Sovereign.||Presidency, Vice Presidency & Prime Ministership|
|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.||Society|
|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.|