TAILIEUCHUNG - Gale Encyclopedia Of American Law 3Rd Edition Volume 9 P3

Gale Encyclopedia of American Law Volume 9 P3 fully illuminates today's leading cases, major statutes, legal terms and concepts, notable persons involved with the law, important documents and more. Legal issues are fully discussed in easy-to-understand language, including such high-profile topics as the Americans with Disabilities Act, capital punishment, domestic violence, gay and lesbian rights, physician-assisted suicide and thousands more. | 8 SAXBE WILLIAM BART I FEEL VERY STRONGLY THAT THE JUSTICE DEPARTMENT IS THE VERY HEART AND SOUL OF OUR COUNTRY BECAUSE GOVERNMENT WITHOUT LAW IS TYRANNY. William B. Saxbe college he enlisted in the Army Air Corps serving from 1940 to 1945. Saxbe was called to serve again during the Korean conflict in the 1950s he was discharged from the reserve with the rank of colonel in 1963. Immediately after world war ii Saxbe returned to Ohio with the intention of furthering his education. He gave serious thought to pursuing a career in the ministry of the Episcopal Church but his long-standing interest in political and community service prevailed. Saxbe entered law school at Ohio State University in 1945 and simultaneously launched a campaign to serve in the Ohio House of Representatives. He was elected and served four terms from 1947 to 1954. Saxbe completed his law degree at the end of his second term. He served as House majority leader in 1951 and 1952 and as speaker of the House in 1953 and 1954. Saxbe left the Ohio Legislature at the conclusion of his fourth term. He returned to Mechanicsburg where he raised cattle on the family farm. He also partnered with two longtime friends to establish the Columbus Ohio law firm of Saxbe Boyd and Prine. He practiced law for two years before re-entering the political arena in 1956. in 1957 he ran as the Republican candidate for state attorney general. Over the next decade he served four terms in that state office. As attorney general Saxbe proved to be a tough and capable crime fighter. He believed that capital punishment was a strong deterrent and that stiff prison sentences should be imposed for gun-related crimes. Although conservative in his views on crime and money Saxbe described himself as liberal on the rights of people. In 1968 Saxbe took his unique mix of fiscal conservatism and social responsibility to the electorate. He ran as the Republican candidate for a . Senate seat and he won a close election over liberal .