William John Cox

“New Breed” Police Officer

Public Interest Lawyer

Prosecutor

Author

Philosopher

Preventing Gun Violence

Preventing Gun Violence

August 24, 2015 - I received my first gun when I was eight years old, and carried guns for many years during a 45-year career in the justice system. A...

Taxation Without Representation—Déjà vu

Taxation Without Representation—Déjà vu

June 7, 2015 - The Supreme Court's acceptance of a case about the allocation of voting districts will have consequences far beyond the millions of U.S...

The Power and Symbolism of Voting

The Power and Symbolism of Voting

May 7, 2015 - What does the Boston Tea Party and Gandhi's Salt March have to do with voting in the United States today? These were symbolic political ...

Marijuana: Legalize–Don’t Advertise

Marijuana: Legalize–Don’t Advertise

March 11, 2015 The War on Drugs has proven to be a monstrous mistake resulting in the waste of a trillion dollars and the shameful criminal con...

Peers for Peace: Professional Policing in a Free Society

Peers for Peace: Professional Policing in a Free Society

Los Angeles Daily Journal - February 5, 2015 Why are police officers shooting so many people? Are they out of control? Why do they look like soldi...

Committees of Correspondence: To Defend Freedom and Secure Good Government

Committees of Correspondence: To Defend Freedom and Secure Good Government

Information Clearing House - November 12, 2013 ~ Two hundred and fifty years ago the people of America were subject to an unrepresentative gover...

Portrait by Helen Werner Cox

Portrait by Helen Werner Cox

As a part of her summer portrait series, my wife, Helen painted me in our living room.  I am holding the spherical model of universal geometry. She g...

Women and the Election of 2012

Women and the Election of 2012

Not only did President Obama win reelection with the support of 55 percent of women voters, the issues that are important to women also helped expose ...

Voting Our Conscience, Rather Than Our Fears

Voting Our Conscience, Rather Than Our Fears

October 23, 2012 Following supper last evening, my wife Helen, and our daughter Naomi, engaged in a family tradition.  We gathered at the kitchen ...

Student Voting and Making Choices

Student Voting and Making Choices

October 11, 2012 - Press Release to College Newspapers ~ Four years ago, students enrolled in the colleges and universities of the United States w...

The Art of Helen Werner Cox

The Art of Helen Werner Cox

As you scroll through this page you will see that many of the articles have been illustrated by my wife, Helen Werner Cox.  She is a retired national...

The Decline of an Empire

The Decline of an Empire

As we were driving down the street in Long Beach on the Veteran’s Day holiday weekend, my wife, Helen pointed out a flag that was showing signs of h...

The Holocaust Case: Defeat of Denial

The Holocaust Case: Defeat of Denial

My memoir about The Holocaust Case was published on July 9, 2015 by eLectio Publishing. Books are available through eLectio at http://www.electiopubli...

Target Iran: Drawing Red Lines in the Sand

Target Iran: Drawing Red Lines in the Sand

A history of Iran and its conflict with the United States and Israel over its uranium enrichment program, a discussion of the likelihood of war betwee...

Mitt Romney and the Mormon Church: Questions

Mitt Romney and the Mormon Church: Questions

A brief review of the Mormon corporate empire and the power it holds over high priest and presidential candidate Mitt Romney, whose family has been a ...

Time Travel to Ancient Math & Physics

Time Travel to Ancient Math & Physics

In Time Travel, we go back in time to take an insightful look at ancient civilizations and the science and mathematics they used. The reader is tra...

Mindkind: Math & Physics for the New Millennium

Mindkind: Math & Physics for the New Millennium

Reminiscent of Victorian Age scientific philosophy, Mindkind interweaves alternative theories of physics, mathematics and geometry with the nature, or...

You’re Not Stupid! Get the Truth: A Brief on the Bush Presidency

You’re Not Stupid! Get the Truth: A Brief on the Bush Presidency

Information is power, and in this day and age, most Americans are powerless. That's why this book is written for you, a busy person, to collect the ke...

Mindkind: A Philosophy of Peace

Mindkind: A Philosophy of Peace

May 1, 2011 All of us have this in common: We share this fragile nest we call Earth; we gaze out with wonder at the universe around us; and we are ...

Mindkind: Math and Physics for the New Millennium

Mindkind: Math and Physics for the New Millennium

March 26, 2011 Following is the dedication and preface to a small book I have worked on for the last 30 years. The book was written in the spirit o...

Hello: We Speak the Truth

Hello: We Speak the Truth

Explores the dynamics of the mind, the origin of consciousness, the reality of existence and personal transformation. Hello provides insights into ...

The View From Outside the Box: A Report on the Human Condition

The View From Outside the Box: A Report on the Human Condition

Media Monitors Network - July 5, 2005 The genius of Albert Einstein was demonstrated by his ability to step aside in his mind and view the univers...

The Last Generation of Mindkind on Earth

The Last Generation of Mindkind on Earth

First written many years ago, this essay continues to provide the foundation of my personal and political philosophy. Questions.Should the citizens...

William John Cox

William John Cox

For more than 40 years, William John Cox vigorously pursued a career in law enforcement, public policy and the law.  As a police officer, he was an e...

“The Other Woman” In My Life

“The Other Woman” In My Life

I bought a new car this year, which is not usually remarkable, except that there's a story behind this purchase. The 41-year-old car is a 1972 Volv...

Growing Up and Growing Old

Growing Up and Growing Old

The featured image is of my mother, Minnie Irene Oswalt-Cox standing at the kitchen door of the farmhouse where I lived for the first 15 years of my l...

Where I Work

Where I Work

Forty-three years ago, during my first year of law school, I saw two old long, narrow law school desks in a dark back hallway of the old Southwestern ...

The “Skinny House”

The “Skinny House”

In the late 1970s, I practiced public interest law in a historical landmark building in Long Beach, California known as “Skinny House.” The hou...

The Holocaust Denial Case – Never Forget

The Holocaust Denial Case – Never Forget

Among the cases I handled as a public interest lawyer was a lawsuit in 1981 by Mel Mermelstein, a survivor of Auschwitz, against several radical right...

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