Speeches of Attorney General Herbert Brownell, Jr.

1953 - 1954 - 1955 - 1956 - 1957


1953

March 17, 1953

Address by Honorable Herbert Brownell, Jr., Attorney General of the United States, Prepared for Delivery at the Society of the Friendly Sons of St. Patrick in the City of New York Annual Dinner, Hotel Astor, New York City

April 7, 1953

Statement by Honorable Herbert Brownell, Jr., Attorney General of the United States, Before the Senate Committee on the Judiciary on S.J. Res. 1 (83d Cong.), a proposed Amendment to the Constitution of the United States relative to the making of treaties and executive agreements, and S.J. Res. 43 (83d Cong.), a proposed Amendment to the Constitution of the United States relating to the legal effect of certain treaties

April 17, 1953

Address by Honorable Herbert Brownell, Jr., Attorney General of the United States, Prepared for Delivery Before The American Society of Newspaper Editors, Statler Hotel, Washington, D.C.

April 23, 1953

"As a Newcomer Sees the Department Of Justice," Address by Honorable Herbert Brownell, Jr., Attorney General of the United States, Prepared for Delivery Before The Association of the Bar of the City of New York, the House of the Association, New York City

May 19, 1953

Address by Honorable Herbert Brownell, Jr., Attorney General of the United States, Prepared for Delivery at Stark County Division, Ohio Republican Finance Committee Dinner, Hotel Onesto, Canton, Ohio

May 22, 1953

Address by Honorable Herbert Brownell, Jr., Attorney General of the United States, Prepared for Delivery Before American Law Institute, Mayflower Hotel, Washington, D.C.

June 8, 1953

Address by Honorable Herbert Brownell, Jr., Attorney General of the United States, Prepared for Delivery Before the Commencement Exercises of the University of Nebraska, Lincoln, Nebraska

June 10, 1953

Address by Honorable Herbert Brownell, Jr., Attorney General of the United States, Prepared for Delivery Before The President's Conference on Administrative Procedure, Departmental Auditorium (Conference Room B), Washington, D.C.

June 12, 1953, 10:30 A.M.

Remarks by Honorable Herbert Brownell, Jr., Attorney General of the United States, Before the Graduation Exercises of the FBI National Academy, 51st Session

June 26, 1953

"Our Antitrust Policy," An Address by Honorable Herbert Brownell, Jr., Attorney General of the United States, Prepared for Delivery at Judicial Conference of the Fourth Circuit, White Sulphur Springs, West Virginia

July 3, 1953

Address by Honorable Herbert Brownell, Jr., Attorney General of the United States, Prepared for Delivery Before National Education Association Annual Convention, Miami Beach, Florida

August 17, 1953

Speech by Attorney General Herbert Brownell, Jr. at Denver, Colorado Before Imperial Council, Ancient Egyptian Arabic Order Nobles Mystic Shrine, Denver City Auditorium

August 27, 1953, 2:30 P.M.

"Freedom Under Law," Address by Honorable Herbert Brownell, Jr., Attorney General of the United States, Prepared for Delivery Before The American Bar Association, The John Hancock Auditorium, Boston, Massachusetts

September 5, 1953

Address by Honorable Herbert Brownell, Jr., Attorney General of the United States, Prepared for Delivery Before American Veterans of World War II, Scottish Rite Cathedral, Indianapolis, Indiana

September 19, 1953, 1:00 P.M.

"Satellite Justice On Trial," Address by Honorable Herbert Brownell, Jr., Attorney General of the United States, Prepared for Delivery Before The National Conference on Citizenship, The Statler Hotel, Washington, D.C.

October 6, 1953

Excerpts from an Address by Honorable Herbert Brownell, Jr., Attorney General of the United States, Before The Philadelphia Bar Association, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania

October 14, 1953, 12:30 P.M.

"Remedy for Abuse of Constitutional Privilege Against Self-Incrimination," Address by Honorable Herbert Brownell, Jr., Attorney General of the United States, Prepared for Delivery Before The National Press Club, National Press Club Auditorium, Washington, D.C.

October 18, 1953, 3 P.M.

Address by Honorable Herbert Brownell, Jr., Attorney General of the United States, Prepared for Delivery at Dedication of the New Campus, New Haven State Teachers College, New Haven, Connecticut

October 20, 1953, 9:00 P.M.

"Improving Our System Of Justice," Address by Honorable Herbert Brownell, Jr., Attorney General of the United States, Prepared for Delivery at New York Herald-Tribune Forum, Waldorf-Astoria Hotel, New York City

October 28, 1953, 10:30 A.M.

Address by Honorable Herbert Brownell, Jr., Attorney General of the United States, Prepared for Delivery Before The Annual Meeting of the National Legal Aid Association, The Statler Hotel, Washington, D.C.

October 28, 1953, 11:30 A.M.

"Freedom of Information and National Defense," Address by Honorable Herbert Brownell, Jr., Attorney General of the United States, Prepared for Delivery Before the Radio-Television News Directors Association, Sheraton Park Hotel, Washington, D.C.

November 6, 1953, 10:30 AM CST

"Free Flow of Information from the Government," Address by Honorable Herbert Brownell, Jr., Attorney General of the United States, Prepared for Delivery Before the Associated Press Managing Editors Association, Chicago, Illinois

November 6, 1953, 12:30 PM CST

"Ethics in Government," Address by Honorable Herbert Brownell, Jr., Attorney General of the United States, Prepared for Delivery Before the Executives Club of Chicago, The Palmer House, Chicago, Illinois

November 6, 1953, 7:30 PM CST

"Immunity from Prosecution Versus Privilege Against Self-Incrimination," Address by Honorable Herbert Brownell, Jr., Attorney General of the United States, Prepared for Delivery Before The Law Club of Chicago, Law Club, Chicago, Illinois

December 5, 1953

Address by Honorable Herbert Brownell, Jr., Attorney General of the United States, Prepared for Delivery at the Dedication of Townes Hall, the University of Texas Law School, Austin, Texas

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1954

January 28, 1954

Address by Honorable Herbert Brownell, Jr., Attorney General of the United States, Prepared for Delivery at Section on Antitrust Law, New York State Bar Association, New York City

March 2, 1954, 8:30 P.M.

Address by Honorable Herbert Brownell, Jr., Attorney General of the United States, Prepared for Delivery at University of Michigan Lecture Course, Hill Auditorium, Ann Arbor, Michigan

March 18, 1954

Address by Honorable Herbert Brownell, Jr., Attorney General of the United States, Prepared for Delivery at Sixth Annual Conference on Civil Liberties of National Civil Liberties Clearing House, Hotel 2400, Washington, D.C.

April 2, 1954, 8 P.M., E.S.T.

Address by Honorable Herbert Brownell, Jr., Attorney General of the United States, Prepared for Delivery at The Carolina Forum of the University of North Carolina, Chapel Hill, North Carolina

April 7, 1954, 8:30 P.M.

Address by Honorable Herbert Brownell, Jr., Attorney General of the United States, Prepared for Delivery at the National Conference of Police Associations, Hotel Statler, Washington, D.C.

April 9, 1954, 9 P.M.

A Report To the Nation by Honorable Herbert Brownell, Jr., Attorney General of the United States, on "The Fight Against Communism," Washington, D.C.

April 12, 1954, 9:30 A.M.

Statement by Honorable Herbert Brownell, Jr., Attorney General of the United States, Prepared for Testimony Before a Subcommittee of the Judiciary Committee, House of Representatives

April 15, 1954, 8:00 P.M.

Address by Honorable Herbert Brownell, Jr., Attorney General of the United States, Prepared for Delivery at The Women's National Press Club's Dinner for Editors, Hotel Statler, Washington, D.C.

April 20, 1954

Statement by Honorable Herbert Brownell, Jr., Attorney General of the United States, Prepared for Testimony Before a Subcommittee of the Judiciary Committee, United States Senate

April 28, 1954

"Problems In Protecting Our Freedoms," Address by Honorable Herbert Brownell, Jr., Attorney General of the United States, Prepared for Delivery Before The Economic Club of New York, Hotel Astor, New York, New York

May 11, 1954, 7:30 P.M., EDT

"America, Israel And the Law," Address by Honorable Herbert Brownell, Jr., Attorney General of the United States, Prepared for Delivery at the First National Dinner of the America-Israel Society, Hotel Statler, Washington, D.C.

June 2, 1954

Address by Honorable Herbert Brownell, Jr., Attorney General of the United States, Before The Young Men's Christian Association, Pasadena, California

June 13, 1954

Address by Honorable Herbert Brownell, Jr., Attorney General of the United States, Prepared for Delivery at the Fortieth Commencement of American University, American University Campus Quadrangle, Washington, D.C.

June 17, 1954

Address by Honorable Herbert Brownell, Jr., Attorney General of the United States, Prepared for Delivery Before the National Editorial Association Convention, Lord Baltimore Hotel, Baltimore, Maryland

July 10, 1954, 8:00 P.M.

"Protection of Our Fundamental Rights," Address by Honorable Herbert Brownell, Jr., Attorney General of the United States, Prepared for Delivery Before the National Conference of Methodist Men, Hall of Music, Purdue University, West Lafayette, Indiana

September 9, 1954

Excerpts from an Address by Honorable Herbert Brownell, Jr., Attorney General of the United States, Prepared for Delivery Before 120th Annual Convention of Delta Upsilon Fraternity, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania

September 13, 1954

Address by Honorable Herbert Brownell, Jr., Attorney General of the United States, Prepared for Delivery at Twentieth General Congress, General Society of Mayflower Descendants, First Parish Church, Plymouth, Massachusetts

September 15, 1954

Message of Welcome by the Attorney General, the Honorable Herbert Brownell, Jr., at the Opening Session, Ninth Annual National Conference on Citizenship, Hotel Statler, Washington, D.C.

September 24, 1954, 9:00 P.M.

"Fair Trial With a Free Press," Address by Honorable Herbert Brownell, Jr., Attorney General of the United States, Prepared for Delivery Before the Federal Bar Association, the Statler Hotel, Washington, D.C.

September 30, 1954

"The Antitrust Aspects of Mergers," An Address by the Honorable Herbert Brownell, Jr., Attorney General of the United States, Prepared for Delivery Before the New York Chapter of the Public Relations Society of America, New York City

October 25, 1954, 12:00 N.

Address by Honorable Herbert Brownell, Jr., Attorney General of the United States, Prepared for Delivery Before The Supreme Court at the Memorial Services In Honor of the Late Justice Fred M. Vinson

November 11, 1954

Address by Honorable Herbert Brownell, Jr., Attorney General of the United States, Prepared for Delivery at Naturalization Ceremonies, Ebbets Field & Polo Grounds, New York, New York

November 22, 1954

Address by Honorable Herbert Brownell, Jr., Attorney General of the United States, Prepared for Delivery at First Inter-American Congress of Public Law Administrators, Sao Paulo, Brazil

November 25, 1954

Address by Honorable Herbert Brownell, Jr., Attorney General of the United States, Prepared for Delivery at Thanksgiving Day Exercises of The American Society, Rio de Janeiro, Brazil

December 10, 1954

Address by Honorable Herbert Brownell, Jr., Attorney General of the United States, Prepared for Delivery Before the National Association of Attorneys General, The Greenbriar, White Sulphur Springs, West Virginia

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1955

January 26, 1955, 12:15 P.M.

"Humanizing the Administration of the Immigration Law," Address by Honorable Herbert Brownell, Jr., Attorney General of the United States, Prepared for Delivery Before a Conference Sponsored by American Council of Voluntary Agencies, Committee on Migration and Refugee Problems, the American Immigration Conference, National Council on Naturalization and Citizenship, Town Hall Club, New York City

February 9, 1955

Address by Honorable Herbert Brownell, Jr., Attorney General of the United States, Prepared for Delivery Before the Union League Club of Chicago, Union League Club, Chicago, Illinois

February 19, 1955, 6:30 P.M.

"Antitrust And A Free Society," Address by Honorable Herbert Brownell, Jr., Attorney General of the United States, Prepared for Delivery Before the Seventeenth Annual National Farm Institute, Hotel Fort Des Moines, Des Moines, Iowa

March 9, 1955, 7:00 PM

"Liberty and Law Are Inseparable," Address by Honorable Herbert Brownell, Jr., Attorney General of the United States, Prepared for Delivery Before New York Patent Law Association, Waldorf Astoria Hotel, New York City

March 21, 1955

"Meeting the Communist Menace," Address by Honorable Herbert Brownell, Jr., Attorney General of the United States, Prepared for Delivery Before the Greater Boston Chamber of Commerce, Sheraton Plaza Hotel, Boston, Massachusetts

April 1, 1955

Address by Honorable Herbert Brownell, Jr., Attorney General of the United States, Prepared for Delivery Before the National Retail Dry Goods Association, Sheraton Park Hotel, Washington, D.C.

April 4, 1955, 12:00 Noon

Address by Honorable Herbert Brownell, Jr., Attorney General of the United States, Prepared for Delivery Before the Supreme Court at the Memorial Services in Honor of the Late Justice Robert H. Jackson

April 22, 1955, 6:30 P.M.

Address by Honorable Herbert Brownell, Jr., Attorney General of the United States, Prepared for Delivery Before the Southwestern Legal Foundation and Southern Methodist University School of Law, Annual Lawyers Week, Adolphus Hotel, Dallas, Texas

May 3, 1955, 12:15 P.M.

Address by Honorable Herbert Brownell, Jr., Attorney General of the United States, Prepared for Delivery Before the Trade Association Section of the United States Chamber of Commerce, Sheraton-Carlton Hotel, Washington, D.C.

May 23, 1955, 12:00 Noon

“Tax Evaders Add to Your Burden,” Address by Honorable Herbert Brownell, Jr., Attorney General of the United States, Prepared for Delivery Before the Economic Club of Detroit, Veterans Memorial Building, Civic Center, Detroit, Michigan

June 5, 1955, 3:00 P.M., EDT

Address by Honorable Herbert Brownell, Jr., Attorney General of the United States, Prepared for Delivery at the Notre Dame University Commencement, Notre Dame, Indiana

June 9, 1955, 7:00 P.M., MST

Address by Honorable Herbert Brownell, Jr., Attorney General of the United States, Prepared for Delivery Before the Annual Convention of the National Press Photographers Association, Broadmoor Hotel, Colorado Springs, Colorado

June 18, 1955

Address by Honorable Herbert Brownell, Jr., Attorney General of the United States, Prepared for Delivery Before the 58th Annual Convention of the Zionist Organization of America, Hotel Willard, Washington, D.C.

July 14, 1955, 10:00 A.M.

Address by Honorable Herbert Brownell, Jr., Attorney General of the United States, Prepared for Delivery Before the Small Business Administration, National Council of Consultants, Lafayette Building, Washington, D.C.

August 17, 1955, 12:15 P.M., EDT

Address by Honorable Herbert Brownell, Jr., Attorney General of the United States, Prepared for Delivery Before the National Association of County and Prosecuting Attorneys, Emerson Hotel, Baltimore, Maryland

September 2, 1955, 7:30 P.M., EDT

Address by Honorable Herbert Brownell, Jr., Attorney General of the United States, Prepared for Delivery Before the National Bar Association, Willard Hotel, Washington, D.C.

September 14, 1955

“John Marshall, ‘the Chief Justice',” Address by Honorable Herbert Brownell, Jr., Attorney General of the United States, Prepared for Delivery Before the National Association of Attorneys General, Mount Washington Hotel, Bretton Woods, New Hampshire

October 16, 1955

“Freedom as a Living Reality,” Address by Honorable Herbert Brownell, Jr., Attorney General of the United States, Prepared for Delivery at the Annual Interfaith Dinner of the Interfaith Movement, Inc., Hotel Sheraton Astor, New York City

October 28, 1955

“The Supreme Court of John Marshall’s Day,” Address by Honorable Herbert Brownell, Jr., Attorney General of the United States, Prepared for Delivery Before the Bench and Bar of the District of Columbia in Commemoration of the Two Hundredth Anniversary of the Birth of John Marshall, United States District Court for the District of Columbia, Washington, D.C.

November 7, 1955

"A Lasting Peace Under International Law," Address by Honorable Herbert Brownell, Jr., Attorney General of the United States, Prepared for Delivery Before the Canadian Club of Toronto, Royal York Hotel, Toronto, Canada

November 8, 1955

"The Responsibility of Public Office," Address by Honorable Herbert Brownell, Jr., Attorney General of the United States, Prepared for Delivery Before the B’nai B’rith Board of Governors’ Dinner, Mayflower Hotel, Washington, D.C.

November 12, 1955

“Judgment by the People,” Address by Honorable Herbert Brownell, Jr., Attorney General of the United States, Prepared for Delivery Before the Sigma Delta Chi National Convention, Sheraton Hotel, Chicago, Illinois

November 17, 1955

Address by Honorable Herbert Brownell, Jr., Attorney General of the United States, Prepared for Delivery Before the National Industrial Conference Board, Bellevue Stratford Hotel, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania

December 7, 1955

“New Horizons In Medical Science,” Address by Honorable Herbert Brownell, Jr., Attorney General of the United States, Prepared for Delivery Before A Dinner Sponsored by the Long Island Division of Albert Einstein College of Medicine, Yeshiva University, Garden City Hotel, Garden City, Long Island, New York

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1956

February 11, 1956, 12:30 p.m.

"Dual Sovereignty Under the Constitution," Address by Honorable Herbert Brownell, Jr., Attorney General of the United States, Prepared for Delivery Before the Fordham Law Alumni Association, Waldorf Astoria Hotel, New York, New York

April 9, 1956

Address by Honorable Herbert Brownell, Jr., Attorney General of the United States, Prepared for Delivery Before the National Conference on Parole, Departmental Auditorium, Washington, D.C.

April 13, 1956

Statement of Honorable Herbert Brownell, Jr., Attorney General of the United States, Prepared for Delivery Before Subcommittee on Immigration of Committee on the Judiciary, United States Senate

April 16, 1956

"Peace through the President's Disarmament Plan," Address by Honorable Herbert Brownell, Jr., Attorney General of the United States, Prepared for Delivery Before The Houston Bar Association, Houston, Texas

April 17, 1956

"The Subversive Effects of International Communism," Address by Honorable Herbert Brownell, Jr., Attorney General of the United States, Prepared for Delivery Before the Inter-American Bar Association Conference, Dallas, Texas

April 20, 1956

"Federal Youth Corrections Program," Address by Honorable Herbert Brownell, Jr., Attorney General of the United States, Prepared for Delivery Before the Cincinnati Bar Association at a Dinner Honoring the Judiciary of the 6th Circuit Court of Appeals, Cincinnati, Ohio

May 5, 1956

"Voting Rights and Responsibilities," Address by Honorable Herbert Brownell, Jr., Attorney General of the United States, Prepared for Delivery Before the 1956 State Convention of the Ohio Junior Chamber of Commerce, Columbus, Ohio

May 21, 1956

Address by Honorable Herbert Brownell, Jr., Attorney General of the United States, Prepared for Delivery Before The National Conference on Congestion in the Courts, Great Hall, Department of Justice

May 23, 1956

"Cooperation Between the States and the Nation," Address by Honorable Herbert Brownell, Jr., Attorney General of the United States, Prepared for Delivery Before the National Association of Attorneys General, Phoenix, Arizona

June 5, 1956

Address by Honorable Herbert Brownell, Jr., Attorney General of the United States, as Delivered Before the National Press Club, Washington, D.C.

June 7, 1956

Remarks by Honorable Herbert Brownell, Jr., Attorney General of the United States, Prepared for Delivery Before the Judicial Circuit Conference of the District of Columbia, Washington, D.C.

June 20, 1956

Address by Honorable Herbert Brownell, Jr., Attorney General of the United States, Prepared for Delivery Before the 1956 Executive Conference on Administrative Policies and Problems Sponsored by the University of Pennsylvania, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania

July 16, 1956

Address by Honorable Herbert Brownell, Jr., Attorney General of the United States, Prepared for Delivery Before Conference of United States Attorneys, Great Hall, Department of Justice

August 26, 1956

Address by Honorable Herbert Brownell, Jr., Attorney General of the United States, Prepared for Delivery Before National Conference of Bar Presidents, American Bar Association, Dallas, Texas

September 19, 1956

Report of the Honorable Herbert Brownell, Jr., Attorney General of the United States, to the Judicial Conference of the United States, Washington, D.C.

November 27, 1956

Remarks by Herbert Brownell, Jr., Attorney General of the United States, Opening the Meeting of the Executive Committee of the Conference on Court Congestion and Delay, Great Hall, Department of Justice, Washington, D.C.

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1957

January 24, 1957

"Atomic Energy and Free Enterprise," Address by Honorable Herbert Brownell, Jr., Attorney General of the United States, Prepared for Delivery Before the Section on Antitrust Law, New York State Bar Association, New York, New York

January 25, 1957

Address by Honorable Herbert Brownell, Jr., Attorney General of the United States, Prepared for Delivery Before the Yale Law School Alumni Association Luncheon, New York, New York

February 10, 1957

"A Test of National Conscience," Address by Honorable Herbert Brownell, Jr., Attorney General of the United States, at Dedication Ceremonies of the Young Men's Christian Association, Syracuse, New York

March 14, 1957

Report of the Honorable Herbert Brownell, Jr., Attorney General of the United States, to the Judicial Conference of the United States, Washington, D.C.

April 9, 1957

"Relaxation of Travel Restrictions," Address by Honorable Herbert Brownell, Jr., Attorney General of the United States, Luncheon Meeting of the Florida Hotel Association, Jacksonville, Florida

April 12, 1957

"The Supreme Court," Address by Honorable Herbert Brownell, Jr., Attorney General of the United States, Prepared for Delivery at the 55th Annual Banquet of the Columbia Law Review, New York City, New York

April 18, 1957

"Academic Freedom and Responsibility," Address by Honorable Herbert Brownell, Jr., Attorney General of the United States, Prepared for Delivery Before the Legion Lex of the University of Southern California School of Law, Los Angeles, California

May 23, 1957

"Ending Delay in Litigation," Address by Honorable Herbert Brownell, Jr., Attorney General of the United States, Prepared for Delivery Before the National Conference of Judicial Councils, Washington, D.C.

June 7, 1957

"The Federal Courts in Our Society," Address by Honorable Herbert Brownell, Jr., Attorney General of the United States, Prepared for Delivery Before the Judicial Conference of the Fourth Circuit, Asheville, N.C.

June 9, 1957

"Citizenship and Public Service," Address by Honorable Herbert Brownell, Jr., Attorney General of the United States, Prepared for Delivery at Commencement Exercises of Hamilton College, Clinton, New York

June 20, 1957

"Protecting Civil Rights," Address by Honorable Herbert Brownell, Jr., Attorney General of the United States, Prepared for Delivery Before the Chicago Bar Association, Chicago, Illinois

July 2, 1957

Statement by the Honorable Herbert Brownell, Jr., Attorney General of the United States, Prepared for Delivery Before the Committee on the Judiciary, United States House of Representatives

September 18, 1957

Report of the Honorable Herbert Brownell, Jr., Attorney General of the United States, to the Judicial Conference of the United States, Washington, D.C.

October 22, 1957

"Law in the Settlement of Disputes Between Nations," Address by Honorable Herbert Brownell, Jr., Attorney General of the United States, Prepared for Delivery Before the Connecticut State Bar Association, Hartford, Connecticut

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