Words nearby Briggs
How to use Briggs in a sentence
A nonprofit with a watchdoggy name sues, with Briggs as its attorney.
The developer settles the case and pays Briggs for his trouble.
In 2011, CalGEM ordered Pacific Coast Energy to lower the amount of steam it was injecting, Briggs said.
According to Briggs, engineers at the oil agency said that the steam being injected into the diatomite was causing it to swell like a balloon, placing pressure on the formation above, which sprang myriad leaks.
Briggs has sued the city of San Diego multiple times in his career, and now he seeks to replace current city attorney Mara Elliot.
Mixner himself went to then California Gov. Ronald Reagan to seek his support in nixing the Briggs Amendment.
The notion of anarchy so appalled the conservative Reagan, he came out against Briggs, and it was defeated.
But the Supreme Court agreed to hear Briggs, which it then combined into Brown.
Then in 1951 came his famous dissent in Briggs v. Elliott, in which he wrote the sentence I quote above.
“I was warned not to go into the Tropicana, very, very severely,” Briggs once told me.The Ballad of Mitzi Stauffer Briggs, Heiress Who Lost It All in Vegas|John L. Smith|September 30, 2013|DAILY BEAST
Startlingly Mrs. Briggs laughed, shrilly, unpleasantly, as a woman laughs in great fear.Scattergood Baines|Clarence Budington Kelland
I confess I am; Raymond Briggs always chills me when he casts his eye over my front elevation.
At present Raymond Briggs cannot get away from the subject of the newspapers and their unaccountable lateness.
And as Philip did not intend to be sat upon by Raymond Briggs or anybody, he acted well, nay, even nobly.
One morning Mrs. Briggs and Mrs. Garden came in in the very middle of one of these galas of the intellect.