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  • He is a proponent of string theory, which attempts to unify all the forces of nature into a single framework.†   (source)
  • My husband and I were—are—proponents of the population adjustment theory.†   (source)
  • Number the people of Caer-Dineval, ever proponents of the united efforts of Ten-Towns, among the army that shall repel the horde!†   (source)
  • But a very small percentage of the anti-slavery proponents went further.†   (source)
  • With a top cruising speed of 480 miles per hour, the Comet is 50% faster than propeller aircraft such as the DC-6, and its proponents say it provides smoother and quieter travel.†   (source)
  • Since Oscar was not a proponent of brevity, he described in intricate detail how Moolak caught what seemed to be a few million salmon.†   (source)
  • You may one day become the attorneys for the proponents of this will, but you're not there yet.†   (source)
  • On the other hand, the proponents of the will are represented by the attorney for the estate.†   (source)
  • Jake said, "The proponents call the county coroner, Finn Plunkett."†   (source)
  • Jake stood and said, "Your Honor, the proponents call Ms.†   (source)
  • Each of you may call your own witnesses and cross-examine those called by the proponents.†   (source)
  • He stood and said, "Your Honor, the proponents rest."†   (source)
  • She identified the envelope, letter, and two-page will from Seth Hubbard, and Judge Atlee admitted them into evidence as exhibits for the proponents.†   (source)
  • You have listed two experts in this field, and I assume the proponents will need to employ their own.†   (source)
  • You figured wrong, Mr. Buckley, and you assumed you and your Memphis co-counsel could march in here and take control of the proponents' case.†   (source)
  • It seems to me that there's simply not enough room for Mr. Brigance, the lead attorney for the proponents of the will, and all the lawyers representing the beneficiary.†   (source)
  • The effort to validate the handwritten will of Seth Hubbard continued to unravel late Sunday morning, though Jake and its proponents had no way of knowing it.†   (source)
  • As the lawyer for the proponent, he got the last word, but he wisely declined.†   (source)
  • While the contestants of the will jockeyed for position, the proponents fought among themselves.†   (source)
  • Jake said, "The proponents call Mr. Calvin Boggs."†   (source)
  • He was the attorney for the will proponents, not them.†   (source)
  • In my eyes she was the unflinching, strong-armed proponent of white values, mores, and attitudes.†   (source)
  • "I had no idea you were such a proponent of free will," said Jace, and the way he said it, his voice heavy with sarcasm, did more to reassure Clary that he was himself again than anything else would have.†   (source)
  • DeBlass is a strong proponent.†   (source)
  • Though he believed slavery to be a disgusting institution, Thompson was a steadfast proponent of legal precedent who would never let personal opinions interfere with the judgment of a case.†   (source)
  • Though it was clearly a violation of the First Amendment to the Constitution guaranteeing freedom of speech, its Federalist proponents in Congress insisted, like Adams, that it was a war measure, and an improvement on the existing common law in that proof of the truth of the libel could be used as a legitimate defense.†   (source)
  • The legislator and prosecutor, the zealous proponent and some would say manipulator of the law, the man who had repeatedly told representatives from the press that he was a reasonable person, one with no animosity toward the black race but simply a man who believed deeply in natural laws as God and the founding fathers of this great country had intended, was Andrew T. Judson, now a federal district judge appointed by President Martin Van Buren.†   (source)
  • Though he was accused by many anti-slavery proponents as "a Northerner with a Southern heart," he professed no strong opinion one way or the other to the holding of slaves, saying only that it was totally up to each state to decide the legality and propriety of the issue.†   (source)
  • He was sure that if slavery could be exposed for what it truly was, and if its proponents who were so deeply burrowed into the federal government could be rooted out, then a grand bloodless policy shift could occur in America as it had in England.†   (source)
  • If possible, they would commandeer the table used by the prosecution and plaintiff, the one closest to the jury, and assert themselves as the true voice of the proponents of the will.†   (source)
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