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1584 – John Selden, English jurist, legal antiquary and oriental scholar, born on the 16th of December at Salvington, in the parish of West Tarring, Sussex. 1600 – Commenced his education at the free grammar school at Chichester, from where he proceeded to Hart Hall, Oxford. 1603 – He was admitted a member of Clifford’s ..

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1779 – Born in Salem, Washington County, New York on February 22nd. He is a Representative from New York. 1799 – He attended the common schools and was a graduate of Union College, Schenectady, New York. 1800 – He studied law, was admitted to the bar and commenced practice in Salem, New York. 1806-1813 – ..

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Albert F. Sabo was a judge in the U.S. state of Pennsylvania.   1982-1993 – He served as the judge at the Mumia Abu-Jamal trial.   1993 – Decided to retire because he was too old to be practicing as a judge.   &nb..

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1730 – Born on May 10th in New Castle, Delaware. 1748 – At the age of eighteen he entered upon the study of law, under the superintendence of an elder brother, who was at that time in the practice of the profession, in the city of Philadelphia. 1768 – Mr. Ross commenced his political career, ..

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1938 – Born on July 21st in Miami, Florida. American lawyer and public official who became the first woman attorney general of the United States. 1960 – Reno graduated from Coral Gables High School, where she excelled on the debating team, and went on to Cornell University, earning a degree in chemistry. 1963 –  She ..

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1819 – Born on October 31st in Ames, New York. American lawyer and politician. 1840 – Studied and practiced law. 1855 – Was elected to the state assembly. 1858-1860 – Wisconsin Governor and Waukesha Resident Alexander Randall presided over the formal grand opening of the Waukesha House of Refuge. 1861 – Appointed as United States ..

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1838 – He was born on the 15th day of October this year outside Barnesville, in Belmont County, Ohio. Still on the edge of the frontier in the early 1840s, southeastern Ohio was primarily an agricultural area.   1859 – At the age of seventeen, he decided to study law. His legal training consisted of ..

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1954 – Born on October 4th in Palacios, Texas. 1975 – Received her B.A. from Baylor University. 1977 – Earned her J.D. from Baylor University School of Law. 1994 – Enron’s political action committee gave Owen $8,600 for her successful Supreme Court bid. 1995 – She was the associate justice of the Supreme Court of ..

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1792 – Born on the 10th of November in Hebron, New York. 1817 – He attended Middlebury College in Vermont. 1819 – He married Pamela Woods. 1825 – He married Catharine  Russell after  Pamela’s death. 1845 – He was appointed to the Supreme Court of the United States. 1873 – He died on the 13th ..

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US judge, lawyer, and Democratic politician   admitted to New York bar 1948   assistant counsel for NAACP Legal Defense and Education Fund 1949-1961   associate counsel for NAACP Legal Defense and Education Fund 1961-1965   principal counsel for James Meredith in lawsuit to gain admission to University of Mississippi 1961-1962   member of New ..

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