A History of the American Bar

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Beard Books, 1911 - Law - 586 pages
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A fascinating look at the great lawyers, the rise of bar associations, and the role of law in early American history.
 

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Contents

LAW WITHOUT LAWYERS
3
ENGLISH LAW LAW BOOKS AND LAWYERS IN THE SEVENTEENTH CENTURY
19
THE COLONIAL BAR Of VIRGINIA AND MARYLAND
39
MARYLAND
49
COLONIAL MASSACHUSETTS BAR
59
COLONIAL NEW YORK PENNSYLVANIA AND NEW JERSEY BAR
90
PENNSYLVANIA
101
NEW JERSEY
111
PREJUDICES AGAINST LAW AND LAWYERS
211
THE FEDERAL BAR AND LAW 17891815
240
EARLY STATE BARS OF NEW YORK AND MEW ENGLAND
292
MASSACHUSETTS
304
NEW HAMPSHIRE
319
VERMONT
321
CONNECTICUT
322
EARLY AMERICAN LAW BOOKS
325

THE COLONIAL SOUTHERN BAR
118
NORTH CAROLINA
122
GEORGIA
125
NEW ENGLAND COLONIAL BAR
128
NEW HAMPSHIRE
134
MAINE
139
RHODE ISLAND
140
THE LAW AND LAWYERS IN ENGLAND IN THE EIGHTEENTH CENTURY
146
A COLONIAL LAWYERS EDUCATION
157
EARLY AMERICAN BARRISTERS AND BAR ASSOCIATIONS
188
EARLY LAW PROFESSORSHIPS AND SCHOOLS
341
THE FEDERAL BAR AND THE LAW 18151830
366
THE FEDERAL BAR AND LAW 18301860
408
THE PROGRESS OF THE LAW 18301860
446
THE RISE OF RAILROAD AND CORPORATION LAW
475
CHAPTER XIX THE ERA OF CODES 18201860
508
AMERICAN LAW BOOKS 18151910
540
APPENDIX
563
INDEX
567
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About the author (1911)

Charles Warren was born in Boston, Massachusetts on March 9, 1869 to Hon. Winslow and Mary Lincoln. He received his A.B. from Harvard University in 1889, and his LL.D from Columbia University in 1933. He was admitted to bar in 1892 and practiced at Boston. He became a private secretary to Gov. William E. Russell in 1893; Associate in Gov. Russell's law practice until Russell's death in 1896. He then became a senior member of Warren and Perry, Boston (1897-1914); chairman of the Civil Service Commission (1905-11); assistant attorney general of the United States, Washington (1914-18). He was appointed special master by U.S. Supreme Court in case of New Mexico vs. Texas in 1924, and a lot of such cases. Academically, he was Stafford Little lecturer in Princeton (1924), University of Rochester Cutler lecturer on Constitution (1927), Boston University Law School Bacon Lecturer on Constitution (1928); James Schouler lecturer on history, John Hopkins (1928); William H. White lecturer on jurisprudence, University of Virginia (1932); Julius Rosenthal Foundation lecturer on law, Northwestern University Law School (1934); Norman Wilt Harris lecturer on neutrality, University of Chicago (1936); Frank Irvine lecturer, Cornell University (1937); Cutler lecturer on Constitution, College of William and Mary (1940). He was appointed by President Roosevelt as American member of the. Trail Smelter Arbitral Tribunal, 1937 (final decision filed 1941) and other similar positions. He was an officer and member of several organization (Board of Overseers, Harvard College, Harvard Alumni Association, Conservatory of Music, Massachusetts Historical Society, American Society on International Law, National Institute of Arts and Letters, American Academy of Arts and Letters, American Philosophical Society). He died August 16, 1954. Other books by Charles Warren * Bankruptcy in United States History * The Supreme Court in United States History

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