5 Total Quotes

Alvin Hellerstein Quotes

Masks have a tortured history in the United States, creating fear and fear of physical violence on the part of one group of our city on another,
Alvin Hellerstein

The snuffing out of sound is not a permissible exercise under the First Amendment,
Alvin Hellerstein

Indeed, the freedoms we champion are as important to our success in Iraq and Afghanistan as the guns and missiles with which out troops are armed,
Alvin Hellerstein

The CIA shall search and review in response to plaintiffs' FOIA requests,
Alvin Hellerstein

My task is not to defer to our worst fears, but to interpret and apply the law, in this case, the Freedom of Information Act, which advances values important to our society, transparency and accountability in government.
Alvin Hellerstein