Abraham Lincoln Esq

Author: Roger Billings
Publisher: University Press of Kentucky
ISBN: 0813139937
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But before he took the oath of office, Lincoln practiced law for nearly twenty-five years in the Illinois courts. Abraham Lincoln, Esq.

Lincoln S Greatest Case The River The Bridge And The Making Of America

Author: Brian McGinty
Publisher: W. W. Norton & Company
ISBN: 087140785X
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Steiner, Mark E. “Abraham Lincoln and the Rule of Law Books.” Marquette Law
Review 93 (2009–10): 1283–324. ______. “Does Lawyer Lincoln Matter?” In
Abraham Lincoln, Esq.: The Legal Career of America's Greatest President, ed.
Roger Billings and Frank J. Williams, 45–64. Lexington: University Press of
Kentucky, 2010. ______. An Honest Calling: The Law Practice of Abraham
Lincoln. DeKalb: Northern Illinois University Press, 2006. ______. “'The Sober
Judgement of Courts': ...

Abraham Lincoln

Author: Michael Burlingame
Publisher: JHU Press
ISBN: 1421409739
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"A magisterial enterprise."—William Safire, New York Times "No review could do complete justice to the magnificent two-volume biography that has been so well-wrought by Michael Burlingame."—Christopher Hitchens, Atlantic Monthly "The ...

Lincoln S America

Author: Joseph R. Fornieri
Publisher: SIU Press
ISBN: 0809387131
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Abraham. Lincoln: The. Making. of. the. Attorney-in-Chief. Frank J. Williams.
America's. sixteenth president is best known for his political career, but his
quarter-century practice of the law prepared him for his ultimate role as the
attorney-in-chief in the executive mansion. His political skills were honed in his
training as a lawyer and the practice of the law in Illinois. In many ways, the
issues of slavery and secession were legal issues, and he was prepared to tackle
them based on his ...

Abraham Lincoln

Author: Brian Lamb
Publisher: PublicAffairs
ISBN: 0786726830
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In this beautifully designed volume, America's top Lincoln historians offer a diverse array of perspectives on the life and legacy of America's sixteenth president.

Abraham Lincoln

Author: Benjamin P. Thomas
Publisher: SIU Press
ISBN: 0809386925
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The volume's clarity of style makes it accessible to beginners, but it is complex and nuanced enough to interest longtime Lincoln scholars.

Congressional Record

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Publisher: Government Printing Office
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905 Whereas the United States Supreme Court has played a fundamental role in
interpreting the Nation's laws; Whereas Louis D. Brandeis, born in Louisville,
Kentucky, on November 13, 1856, led a selfless career as a practicing lawyer
helping to create the pro bono tradition in the ... Mr. Speaker, this resolution
honors Louis D. Brandeis, one of America's greatest jurists and legal minds, on
the occasion of the 70th anniversary of his retirement from the United States
Supreme Court.

Who Killed Abraham Lincoln

Author: Paul Serup
Publisher:
ISBN: 9780981168500
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This is part of the evidence that clearly points to Roman Catholic complicity in the murder of the President as well as general hostility to America and its democratic institution. Also included: The New York City Draft Riots.

Judging Lincoln

Author: Frank J. Williams
Publisher: SIU Press
ISBN: 9780809327591
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BECAUSE more is now known about Abraham Lincoln's legal practice than ever
before, historians risk the temptation to focus too much on his legal career and
not enough on the fact that, for Lincoln, the law was in many respects a means to
politics, his first love. It is necessary to remember that the sixteenth president is
unique among the forty-three men who have served in the Oval Office: He ran for
political office at a younger age than any other lawyer who became president,
and he ...