Alexis de Tocqueville

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Noun1.Alexis de Tocqueville - French political writer noted for his analysis of American institutions (1805-1859)
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The Alexis de Toqueville award, which recognizes an individual for outstanding leadership, inspiration to others, volunteer spirit and philanthropic values, went to the husband and wife team of Linda Cavaioli, executive director of the YWCA and John Medbury of Bowditch & Dewey LLP.
Alexis de Toqueville in the 1830s wrote that American lawyers were the link between the people and aristocrats, but today the lawyers who function as that connection are under increasing political attack.
Half a century later, Alexis de Toqueville gained the same impression, and found a monetary explanation:

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