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Quotes of litigation

  1. No one bill will cure the problem of spam. It will take a combined effort of legislation, litigation enforcement, customer education, and technology solutions. – David Baker
  2. Death is not the end. There remains the litigation over the estate. – Ambrose Bierce
  3. We are stymied by regulations, limited choice and the threat of litigation Neither consultants nor industry itself provide research which takes architecture forward. – Arthur Erickson
  4. Frivolous lawsuits are booming in this county. The U. S. has more costs of litigation per person than any other industrialized nation in the world, and it is crippling our economy. – Jack Kingston
  5. Discourage litigation Persuade your neighbors to compromise whenever you can. As a peacemaker the lawyer has superior opportunity of being a good man. There will still be business enough. – Abraham Lincoln
  6. I think that practising the law, particularly litigation and particularly in Glasgow, has always been difficult enough without adding to it by having problems with professional colleagues or former colleagues. – Len G. Murray
  7. We have at least 125 communities in Arizona at risk from wildfire, not because of review processes or litigation delays but because of a lack of federal funding on the ground to actually begin the projects. – Janet Napolitano
  8. The antitrust litigation currently in the federal courts in the U. S. against Monsanto will be the test case in the life sciences, just as the Microsoft case was the test case in the information sciences. – Jeremy Rifkin
  9. In Connecticut, my understanding, although I haven't seen the actual litigation is that they want to measure every other year and not provide annual assessment as is required in the statute. – Margaret Spellings
  10. While we believe there are fruitful opportunities to update and improve old rules, we do not want to set up a review process that could create a litigation morass. – Fred Thompson

Usage examples for litigation

  1. No specific sum had been voted in parliament for so great an undertaking; which afterwards was the occasion of involving all the parties concerned in trouble and litigation threatened the ruin of the architect; and I think we shall see, by Vanbrugh's letters, was finished at the sole charge, and even under the superintendence, of the duchess herself! – Curiosities of Literature, Vol. 3 (of 3) by Isaac Disraeli
  2. " There is considerable litigation over around Mahrug, from what they say, from horse stealing on down. – Epistles-from-Pap-Letters-from-the-man-known-as-The-Will-Rogers-of-Indiana by Durham, Andrew Everett
  3. His son was in the office of Register- General of the whole country, who had in his custody all the papers, documents, and everything which could tend to settle a litigation among the parties. – The Works of the Right Honourable Edmund Burke, Vol. X. (of 12) by Edmund Burke
  4. The Dutch Resident finds ample employment, owing to the mania for litigation among the Ambonese. – Through the Malay Archipelago by Emily Richings
  5. Bell, a Scotch minister, also contrived a reaping- machine that was tried in 1828. In the course of the subsequent patent litigation over the reaper the claims of these early inventors were made the most of by McCormick's opponents, but the courts of last resort invariably settled the question in McCormick's favor. – Inventors by Philip Gengembre Hubert
  6. It had become widely known that the diamonds were to be the subject of litigation between the young widow and the trustees of the Eustace estate; and it was known also that Lord Fawn had engaged himself to marry the widow, and had then retreated from his engagement simply on account of this litigation – The Eustace Diamonds by Anthony Trollope
  7. These tamper with the passions of the poorer and more ignorant classes; who, as if poverty were not a sufficient misery in itself, are ever ready to embitter it by litigation – Knickerbocker's History of New York, Complete by Washington Irving
  8. " I can give you the address of my lawyers," he retorted; " any steps you choose to take will only result in loss, and from what you hint I should not think that you had much money to spend on litigation – The Green Mummy by Fergus Hume
  9. Birotteau, not remembering this, and unable to think of any matter of litigation between himself and others, left the table to see the lawyer in a stage of great agitation. – The Vicar of Tours by Honore de Balzac
  10. After, I believe, about, six years of litigation the newspaper press gradually subsided into a pacific disposition towards its adversary, and the contest closed with the account of pecuniary profit and loss, so far as he was concerned, nearly balanced. – Precaution by James Fenimore Cooper
  11. An administrator was then appointed by the Surrogate to conserve the estate during the litigation and thus the Marsh estate was tied up into a complicated legal knot which only the Surrogate or a decree of a competent court could disentangle. – John Marsh's Millions by Charles Klein Arthur Hornblow
  12. Hence the construction of a State statute, or the doctrines of the common law in a particular State, if definitely settled by the courts of that State, must be followed in subsequent litigation in the federal courts. – The American Judiciary by Simeon E. Baldwin, LLD
  13. So tonight I announce that the Justice Department is preparing a litigation plan to take the tobacco companies to court and with the funds we recover to strengthen Medicare. – Complete State of the Union Addresses from 1790 to the Present by Various
  14. It may take time and litigation but there's no reason why a perfect title can't be obtained to the land. – The Clock Strikes Thirteen by Mildred A. Wirt
  15. Yet Dreiser was at once deprived of his royalties, and forced into expensive litigation – A Book of Prefaces by H. L. Mencken
  16. And yet there is not an incident in it the outline of which was not presented to my mind by the remembrance of some fact:- how an ingenious gentleman got into conversation with me, I not knowing that he knew me to be an editor, and pressed his little article on my notice; how I was addressed by a lady with a becoming pseudonym and with much equally becoming audacity; how I was appealed to by the dearest of little women whom here I have called Mary Gresley; how in my own early days there was a struggle over an abortive periodical which was intended to be the best thing ever done; how terrible was the tragedy of a poor drunkard, who with infinite learning at his command made one sad final effort to reclaim himself, and perished while he was making it; and lastly how a poor weak editor was driven nearly to madness by threatened litigation from a rejected contributor. – Autobiography of Anthony Trollope by Anthony Trollope
  17. There has been a lot of litigation most of which has gone against us, and it has cost a heap of money. – The Lion and the Mouse A Story of an American Life by Charles Klein
  18. After four or five years of expensive litigation we gave up. – Shorty McCabe on the Job by Sewell Ford

Rhymes for litigation