Archibald Cox

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Cox, Archibald

(1912–  ) professor of law, solicitor general; born in Plainfield, N.J. A widely published expert on labor law and long time professor at Harvard (1946–61, 1965–84), he served as solicitor general of the United States under Presidents John F. Kennedy and Lyndon B. Johnson (1961–65). He became widely known as director of the office of the Watergate special prosecution force (1973); he was fired when he demanded that President Richard Nixon turn over possibly incriminating tapes. In 1980 he became chairman of Common Cause.
The Cambridge Dictionary of American Biography, by John S. Bowman. Copyright © Cambridge University Press 1995. Reproduced with permission.
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Samantha Morton is fantastic playing Lee's mother Annie, while Archie Cox and Ruby Serkis are equally good as the leads in this coming-of-age story.
The drama, which also stars Archie Cox as young Laurie, Ruby Ashbourne Serkis as Rosie as well as Jessica Hynes, June Whitfield and Annette Crosbie, is also Annie's tale, as she waits for her husband, believing he will come back from the war.
The younger versions are played by 10-year-old Georgie Smith and seven-year-old Libby Easton; whereas the teenage years will be realised by Archie Cox, 15 (whom Philippa thought bared a likeness to Laurie Lee) and Ruby Ashbourne Serkis, 16.
The younger versions are played by Georgie Smith, 10, and Libby Easton, seven; while the teenagers will be realised by Archie Cox, 15 (whom Lowthorpe thought had a likeness to Laurie Lee), and Ruby Ashbourne Serkis, 16.
This is no longer the classy, uber-cool pre-Dean Witter firm I knew in the 1990s, the investment bank once run by legends Parker Gilbert, Barton Biggs, Madhav Dhar, Byron Wein, Archie Cox and Louis Bernard.
Barclays will have 200 employees in Brazil by the end of the year compared with the current workforce of 140, the Sao Paulo-based daily said, citing Archie Cox, the bank's chairman for the Americas.
He came to my office in the Department of Justice one Saturday morning to tell me that our great Solicitor General, Archie Cox, was having trouble finding a constitutional basis that would protect the sit-ins of the time from prosecution under state trespass laws.
Archie Cox is a wise and sophisticated man, and an old Washington hand, but reading the news from Washington can be an insider's game best left to those who are members of the priesthood.
Now, as part of the BBC's 20th century literature season, award-winning actress Samantha Morton stars as matriarch Annie, Lee's mother, while newcomer Archie Cox plays little Lol, as he was known as a boy.
His six points beat Tam Cowan (3) and challenger Archie Cox (3).
Tam picked lower at Hibs and Hamilton while challenger Archie Cox of Ayr tried Hearts and St Johnstone.