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  Encyclopedia :: encyclopedia : Janet Reno   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-07)
Janet Reno (born July 21, 1938) was the 78th Attorney General of the United States (1993–2001), and was the first (and, so far, only) woman to hold that post.
Reno's father, Henry Reno, immigrated to the United States from Denmark and for forty-three years was a police reporter for the Miami Herald.
Reno was portrayed in a South Park episode entitled "Quintuplets 2000", where she dressed up in a pink Easter Bunny suit to try and infiltrate Stan's home in order to assist the deportation of Romanian quintuplet girls who had defected, back to their country.
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 Janet Reno - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Janet Reno (born July 21, 1938) was the 78th Attorney General of the United States (1993–2001), and was the first woman to hold that post.
Reno's father, Henry Reno (original surname Rasmussen), immigrated to the United States from Denmark and for forty-three years was a police reporter for the Miami Herald.
At a conference on criminality on March 31, 2006, Reno said that her mother built the Reno family house on the edge of the Everglades, digging the foundation with her own hands, and installing all of the wiring and plumbing.
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 Janet Reno
Janet Reno, the 78th attorney general of the United States and the first woman ever to hold the nation's top law enforcement job, was born on July 21, 1938, in Miami, Florida.
Reno's earliest employment in the legal profession was with the Miami firm of Brigham and Brigham (1963-1967); this stint was followed by a junior partnership with the firm of Lewis and Reno (1967-1971).
Reno argued that the Justice Department must see that the power of the federal government is harnessed in a way that ensures protection for the innocent and accords strict principles of due process and fair play in the prosecution and conviction of the guilty.
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 WIC Biography - Janet Reno   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-07)
Janet Reno is the first woman Attorney General of the United States of America.
The early life and career of Janet Reno helps us understand the reasons why Janet Reno is the remarkable person she is. Born on July 21, 1938 in Miami, Florida.
Janet Reno attended public school in Dade County, Florida, where she was a debating champion at Coral Gables High School.
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 Online NewsHour: Janet Reno -- January 18, 2001
JANET RENO: I wasn't sure, but I have been surrounded by some of the smartest, brightest, most caring lawyers, by agents who are willing to risk their lives for others, by support staff that are just willing to work as hard as they can.
JANET RENO: Unless there were national security implications in the air, because he is responsible for the foreign policy of the United States and the faithful execution of the laws; I think it was important that he be involved to the extent necessary to execute those functions.
JANET RENO: I had concluded when I was the prosecutor that I would vote against the death penalty if I were in the legislature but that I could ask for it when I was satisfied as to guilt and to the proper application of the penalty.
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 Online NewsHour: Reno's Call -- April 24, 2000   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-07)
JANET RENO: No. After it was all over and the little boy was on the way, he gave me a big hug, and I got teary.
JANET RENO: Whenever you see a situation like this, one of the reasons we had tried so hard to make it work, why we had taken every step we knew how to try to affect a voluntary turnover of the child was because I knew there was the possibility of cameras in the house.
JANET RENO: We had the ruling of the district court, which said that my decision was controlling and that the court upon judicial review of my decision did not see a reason to overturn it.
www.pbs.org /newshour/bb/law/elian/elian_4-24.html   (2238 words)

 Janet Reno’s Visit to UK Rescheduled
Janet Reno, the first woman Attorney General of the United States, has rescheduled her canceled visit to the University of Kentucky.
Reno’s visit is part of UK’s commemoration of the 50th anniversary of the Brown vs. Board of Education ruling that ended racial segregation in public schools.
Reno has an interesting perspective on the Brown vs. Board of Education case because as the attorney general, she dealt with the legacy of Brown and she also grew up in the South during that time,” said Allan Vestal, dean of the UK College of Law.
www.uky.edu /PR/News/040409_reno_rescheduled.htm   (212 words)

 State: On Janet Reno's campaign, it's all relative
Reno is famously direct but hard to read, and as a candidate she can be difficult to handle.
Janet Reno was the oldest of four children born in four years to Jane and Henry Reno.
Hunter Reno's father, Mark Reno, 60, is a carpenter and tugboat captain and former game warden, and he often drives with his sister across the state, taking turns at the wheel of her red Ford Ranger.
www.sptimes.com /2002/07/08/State/On_Janet_Reno_s_campa.shtml   (1768 words)

 CNN.com - Reno released from hospital after fainting - January 31, 2002
Reno is seeking the Democratic nomination for governor to run against the president's younger brother, Jeb, who is in his first term as governor.
Reno was conscious when she was put in an ambulance and taken to the hospital, which is part of the university, said Helene Snihur, a university spokeswoman.
Reno was released from the hospital Thursday after a one night stay.
archives.cnn.com /2002/US/01/31/reno.collapse   (478 words)

 Janet Reno - MSN Encarta
Janet Reno, born in 1938, United States attorney general (1993-2001), the first woman to hold the position.
In 1978 Reno was appointed Miami's state attorney, a post to which she was reelected five times.
In 1993, when President Bill Clinton (1993-2001) appointed Reno U.S. attorney general, she vowed to use her new position to defend abortion rights.
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 Janet Reno at opensource encyclopedia   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-07)
Janet's father, Henry Reno, came to the United States from Denmark and for forty-three years was a police reporter for the Miami Herald.
In 1971 Janet Reno was named staff director of the Judiciary Committee of the Florida House of Representatives.
In 1995 Janet Reno revealed that she has Parkinson's disease, an incurable degenerative illness that causes muscular stiffness and involuntary trembling.
www.wiki.tatet.com /Janet_Reno.html   (477 words)

 Janet Reno
Reno spoke to reporters outside her southwest Miami-Dade County home after opening a campaign fund in Tallahassee for her bid for the Democratic nomination.
Reno was sworn into the office of U.S. Attorney General, on March 12, 1993.
Reno was responsible for the FBI, U.S. Marshals, and U.S. Federal Courts attorneys.
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 CNN.com - Reno says goodbye and thanks to Justice Department - January 11, 2001
Reno had special thanks for Ernest Brown, who was her tax law professor at Harvard Law School in 1962 and now serves in the Justice Department's tax division.
He said that Reno explained that she never wanted anyone to discuss the political implications of a case because that was not their job.
At the end of the ceremony, Reno said it was time for her to "get in that little red truck and go out and enjoy it." The she went into the crowd and hugged dozens of people before leaving the room.
archives.cnn.com /2001/LAW/01/11/reno.farewell.pol   (677 words)

 Attorney General Janet Reno Diagnosed With Parkinson's
Attorney General Janet Reno revealed Thursday that she has Parkinson's disease, an incurable degenerative illness that causes muscular stiffness and involuntary trembling.
Reno, the nation's top law enforcement officer, made the disclosure in a low-key fashion at the beginning of her weekly news conference, "I first noticed my hand shaking...
Reno is taking carbidopa and levodopa, a two-drug combination that is the usual first treatment for the disease.
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 Janet Reno on Gun Control   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-07)
Reno called the package “essential.” She also promised to pursue a full ban on assault weapons, although lawmakers saw that as too high a hurdle to include in the bill.
Reno advocated passage of the bill on all the morning television news shows, in speeches around the country, and even in a promotion for a movie.
Reno launched the "Cool It, Florida!" campaign to impose a 7-day waiting period between the purchase and the delivery of a gun.
www.issues2000.org /Governor/Janet_Reno_Gun_Control.htm   (616 words)

 BBC News | AMERICAS | Janet Reno: From Waco to Elian
Janet Reno, the first woman US attorney-general, began her tenure in the spotlight over the siege of the Branch-Davidian cult at Waco in Texas.
Ms Reno has never wavered from the position that Elian belongs with his father, citing the "sacred bond" that exists between father and son.
Janet Reno's path from her childhood home on the edge of the Everglades in Florida to the highest law enforcement office in the US demonstrated her drive and determination.
news.bbc.co.uk /1/hi/world/americas/713648.stm   (673 words)

 Ms. Reno And 'The President' - CBS News
So Reno traveled the state over the weekend with a fictional president, launching their three-day swing with a tender moment in front of 750 contributors at the Biltmore Hotel in Coral Gables.
In Reno's Miami fund-raiser speech, she only hinted at the substance of her campaign, keeping power dry for what will undoubtedly be a hard-fought general election campaign if she wins the Democratic nomination in the September primary against wealthy Tampa attorney Bill McBride.
Reno is a native of the Everglades, where her mother built their home.
www.cbsnews.com /stories/2002/06/10/politics/main511677.shtml   (769 words)

 Janet Reno Archive
Reno’s mother built the new house’s foundation with her own hands, with a pick and shovel.
Her mother’s determination continues to inspire Reno and was a central theme in the former attorney general’s presentation, “An Afternoon With Janet Reno.” Her candid discussion also touched on current events, lessons she’s learned, and the triumphs and challenges from her time in the Justice Department.
Reno said the nation must invest in education, provide a decent home, preventative medical care, and primary care, and teach people how to resolve conflict in a peaceful way, among other things.
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 Reno, Janet. The Columbia Encyclopedia, Sixth Edition. 2001-05   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-07)
In her first year in office she came under national scrutiny for her role in the Waco, Tex., shootout between federal officers and Branch Davidians.
Under Reno, the Justice Dept. took a relatively unaggressive stance on many law-enforcement issues, while pursuing a number of high-profile antitrust cases.
Reno announced her candidacy for the 2002 Florida governor’s race in Sept., 2001.
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 National Women's Hall of Fame - Women of the Hall
Janet Reno, the first female Attorney General of the United States, has had a life filled with "firsts." Reno graduated from Cornell University in 1960 with a degree in chemistry, having worked her way through school as a waitress and dormitory supervisor.
Similarly, Reno made the difficult decision to raid the home of Elian Gonzalez's relatives so the six-year old Cuban could be returned to his father's custody.
Reno's childhood taught her to strive for excellence as well as stand for absolute honesty.
www.greatwomen.org /women.php?action=viewone&id=122   (426 words)

 Janet Reno
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 Tampabay: Reno dazzles crowd at Pinellas fundraiser
It was a reunion of sorts, Reno returning to those who worked on her campaign in Pinellas County.
Reno and her sister, Maggy Hurchalla, flew to Jamaica over Labor Day to white-water kayak, taking on a river with class three rapids.
Reno called their action "such a tragic mistake," saying the decision rested with the courts.
www.sptimes.com /2003/10/25/Tampabay/Reno_dazzles_crowd_at.shtml   (696 words)

 Janet Reno Rides Again   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-07)
Reno is trying to shore up support among law enforcement types, with whom she has never been popular (in December, the Miami-Dade Police Benevolent Association boycotted her when she spoke at a dinner).
Reno constantly defends her decision, saying "the boy should be with his daddy." But when she went on Cuban radio last summer to try to defuse the controversy, the host offered her a container of milk, since "from 7 years of age in Cuba, children can't drink milk" (it's rationed).
And while Reno might mistake them for enthusiastic supporters, they are actually on a class assignment, observing the "dysfunction of the way people walk." Reno, it turns out, has "restrictive movement in her upper body, her knees are locked medially, she has a high left shoulder and no spinal curve," according to their checklists.
www.freerepublic.com /focus/news/647655/posts?page=9   (5692 words)

 USATODAY.com - Janet Reno's edifying dance party   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-07)
Reno accompanied Macias to the Grammys to pitch the new project to artists they hope will record historical songs for the album.
Reno, who credits a longtime love of many musical styles as a source of her interest, wants the album to provide a perspective on where the nation has been and where it's going.
Colonial times, the Revolutionary War, the expansion West, the effect of capitalism, and World War II are just a few of the footsteps in the country's history she says the compilation should touch on.
www.usatoday.com /news/education/2005-02-14-reno-usat_x.htm   (649 words)

 Cultist Definition by Janet Reno, Attorney General USA
The network says, Janet Reno was not on their program that day; another adds, not even for the year of 1994.
News Anchor Speaking: A statement reportedly made by Attorney General Janet Reno during an interview on 60 Mintes where she allegedly defined a cultist as....
Even though we still believe that this statement, or one of similar meaning, was stated by Janet Reno, we are unable to trace the quote to the June 1994 60 Minutes interview.
www.theforbiddenknowledge.com /hardtruth/cultist_definition_reno.htm   (918 words)

Reno's inability to act against specific kinds of crime was apparent from day one.
Within the first few months of her tenure Janet managed to burn down a religious compound in Waco, allowed the Clinton White House to abuse the FBI and ignored the wholesale rifling of Vince Fosters office by White House aides.
Reno froze in place like a civil war monument and ignored the growing scandals that should have been prosecuted at once.
www.softwar.net /reno.html   (3375 words)

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