A History of the American Bar

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Little, Brown, and Company, 1911 - Law - 586 pages
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

Introductory
3
Chapter
19
The Colon1al Bar of V1rg1n1a and Maryland
39
Colonial Massachusetts Bar
59
Colon1al New York Pennsylvan1a and New Jersey
90
The Colon1al Southern Bar
118
New England Colon1al Bar
128
A Colon1al Lawyers Educat1on
157
The Federal Bar and Law 17891815
240
Early State Bars of New York and New England
292
Early Amer1can Law Books
325
Early Law Professorships and Schools 341 XV The Federal Bar and the Law 18151830
366
The Federal Bar and Law 18301860
408
The Progress of the Law 18301860
446
The R1se of Ra1lroad and Corporation Law
475
The Era of Codes 18201860
508

Prejud1ces Aga1nst Law and Lawyers
211
Copyright

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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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