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America"s Lawyer-Presidents

From Law Office to Oval Office

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Published by Northwestern University Press .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • American history,
  • Biography: general,
  • Lawyers & Judges,
  • Biography / Autobiography,
  • Biography & Autobiography,
  • Biography/Autobiography,
  • USA,
  • Presidents,
  • Presidents & Heads of State,
  • Biography & Autobiography / Presidents,
  • Biography,
  • Lawyers,
  • United States

  • Edition Notes

    ContributionsSandra Day O"Connor (Foreword), Norman Gross (Editor)
    The Physical Object
    FormatHardcover
    Number of Pages384
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL7979180M
    ISBN 100810112183
    ISBN 109780810112186

      In America's Lawyer-Presidents: from law office to Oval Office you'll get a good look at exactly what kind of lawyer many of our Presidents were from John Adams to Bill Clinton. The list below represents just some of the Presidents chronicled in this entertaining and informative book. John S. Bonnell, Presidential Profiles: Religion in the Life of American Presidents, 82 (). Id.; Kane at ; Borneman at Borneman at Joshua W. Caldwell, Sketches of the Bench and Bar of Tennessee, (); Robert W. Johannsen, “James K. Polk: Sometime Lawyer” in America’s Lawyer-Presidents, (Norman Gross ed., ).

    Though nowhere in the Constitution does it say the Commander-in-Chief must have been trained and worked as a lawyer, 26 of the 43 men who have served as President have practiced law, if only for a short bit (Woodrow Wilson). Even a few more former Presidents studied law at some point, but either did not acquire a degree or never practiced. However, studying and practicing law is not a. Not long after Lowe began representing a long-term acquaintance in her divorce, he chatted her up on the finer points of her marital sex life, told her how hot she was, and then leaned against his shelf full of impressive-looking law books, nodded suggestively toward his crotch, and said, "Eh?".

      America’s Lawyer-Presidents: From Law Office to Oval Office was published by Northwestern University Press and the American Bar Association Museum of Law in September (ISBN , hardcover) $ The page book is available at your local bookstores or by calling Rainmaking Made Simple By Mark Maraia. If you’d like something interesting read about US Presidents that were also lawyers, consider this piece published in by the ABA Journal: Fascinating facts about America’s lawyer-presidents. It includes interesting facts such as: Taft had the most diverse legal career of America’s lawyer-presidents.


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