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America's Lawyer-Presidents: From Law Office to Oval Office

edited by Norman Gross ; foreword by Justice Sandra Day O'Connor
Format
Book
Published
Evanston, Ill. : Northwestern University Press ; Chicago, Ill. : ABA Museum of Law, c2004.
Language
English
ISBN
0810112183 (trade cloth : alk. paper)
Contents
  • Founding fathers and sons
  • Law in Colonial America / Lawrence M. Friedman
  • John Adams : patriot lawyer / L. Kinvin Wroth
  • Thomas Jefferson : Legal Wordsmith / David T. Konig
  • James Monore : occasional lawyer / Daniel Preston
  • John Quincy Adams : eloquent advocate / Howard Jones
  • Antebellum presidents
  • Law in antebellum America / Lawrence M. Friedman
  • Andrew Jackson : frontier justice / David S. Heidler and Jeanne T. Heidler
  • Martin van Buren : boy lawyer / James A. Henretta
  • John Tyler : Virginia counsel / E. Lee Shepard
  • James K. Polk : sometime lawyer / Robert W. Johannsen
  • Millard Fillmore : lawyer mentor / Elbert B. Smith
  • Franklin Pierce : courtroom orator / Christopher M. Johnson
  • James Buchanan : strict constructionist / Jean H. Baker
  • Lawyer Lincoln
  • Abraham Lincoln : prairie lawyer / Paul Finkelman
  • Selected cases of A. Lincoln, esq., attorney and counsellor-at-law / John A. Lupton
  • Lincoln's Notes for a law lecture
  • Gilded age presidents
  • Law in the gilded age / Lawrence M. Friedman
  • Rutherford B. Hayes : volunteer counsel / Ari Hoogenboom
  • James A. garfield : Supreme Court counsel / Allan Peskin
  • Chester A. Arthur : war crimes lawyer / Thomas C. Reeves
  • Grover Cleveland : an honest lawyer / Eugene C. Gerhart
  • Benjamin Harrison : high-priced counsel / Allen Sharp
  • William McKinley : a good lawyer / Lewis L. Could
  • New century presidents
  • law in the new century / Lawrence M. Friedman
  • William Howard taft : Mr. Chief Justice / Melvyn Dubofsky
  • Woodrow Wilson : reluctant lawyer / Melvin I. Urofsky
  • Calvin Coolidge : country lawyer / Russell Fowler
  • Franklin Delano Roosevelt : contrarian counselor / Jerome J. Shestack
  • The modern presidency
  • Law in modern America / Lawrence M. Friedman
  • Richard M. Nixon : biocoastal practitioner / Irwin F. Gellman
  • Gerlad R. Ford : all-American counsel / David Horrocks
  • William Jefferson Clinton : political lawyer / David H. Bennett
  • Presidential appointments : Supreme Court Justices and chief government lawyers
  • Lawyer-presidents and their Supreme Court appointments / Barbara A. Perry
  • Supreme Court appointments
  • Lawyer-presidents and their attorneys (general) / Cornell W. Clayton
  • Attorneys general appointments
  • Solicitors general appointments.
Description
xix, 344 p. : ill. (some col.) ; 27 cm.
Notes
Includes bibliographical references (p. [331]-334) and index.
Local Notes
SPECIAL COLLECTIONS: Minor Fund, 2003/2004
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