“I think having a celebrity as an advocate is a very good idea,” says Bruce Fletcher.
His work has appeared or is forthcoming in The New York Times, Details, The advocate, The New York Post, and other venues.
The advocate for these issues could have been Valerie Jarrett, who chairs the White House Council on Women and Girls.
That is an entirely unfair way of describing those who advocate a state founded on the principle of one person, one vote.
But Bob Munson, an advocate for Native American causes who has worked for decades on the issue, said he disagreed.
Judge Andrews gave immediate promise of celebrity as an advocate.
To the Hotel Badrutt, to plead my own cause, because my advocate has failed me.
Although a Roman by descent, I advocate not Roman intolerance.
Fear not; while you advocate the truth, you can defy their rage.
But, do you mean to advocate the instant manumission of all slaves, without regard to consequences?
mid-14c., "one whose profession is to plead cases in a court of justice," a technical term from Roman law, from Old French avocat "barrister, advocate, spokesman," from Latin advocatus "one called to aid; a pleader, advocate," noun use of past participle of advocare "to call" (as witness or advisor) from ad- "to" (see ad-) + vocare "to call," related to vocem (see voice (n.)). Also in Middle English as "one who intercedes for another," and "protector, champion, patron." Feminine forms advocatess, advocatrice were in use in 15c.
1640s, from advocate (n.). Related: Advocated; advocating; advocation.
(Gr. parakletos), one who pleads another's cause, who helps another by defending or comforting him. It is a name given by Christ three times to the Holy Ghost (John 14:16; 15:26; 16:7, where the Greek word is rendered "Comforter," q.v.). It is applied to Christ in 1 John 2:1, where the same Greek word is rendered "Advocate," the rendering which it should have in all the places where it occurs. Tertullus "the orator" (Acts 24:1) was a Roman advocate whom the Jews employed to accuse Paul before Felix.