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Kent, James (1763–1847)

Daniel J. Hulsebosch

New York University School of Law Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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...James Kent was the most influential judge and legal writer in the United States between the Revolution and the Civil War. He was born in colonial New York in 1763, the same year that the British Empire gained the Ohio Valley from France...
...Hand, Billings Learned Learned Hand was born on 27 January 1872 in Albany, New York. His father Samuel, along with two uncles, a grandfather, and his cousin Augustus Hand, were lawyers. Hand entered Harvard College in 1889 and took...

Van Schaack, Peter (1747–1832)

Jonathan Den Hartog

University of Northwestern Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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...Vincent, François-André Murder of Jane McCrea, The Stuart, Gilbert Robertson, Archibald Lubin, David Hamilton, Alexander (c. 1755-1804) Burr, Aaron Peter Van Schaack's relevance for the American Enlightenment lay in his encounters...
...Verner, David David Verner studied philosophy at Glasgow (MA, 1713) under Gershom Carmichael Carmichael, Gershom before going on to read law. He was one of a new generation of Whig Presbyterians appointed to Marischal College, Aberdeen...
...Wesley N. Hohfeld was born on 8 August 1879 in Oakland, California. He received his BA from the University of California at Berkeley in 1901, winning the gold medal for highest possible grades. Hohfeld then went to Harvard, earning his...
...Fuller, Lon Luvois Lon Fuller was born on 15 June 1902 in Hereford, Texas. He earned his BA (1924) and JD (1926) at Stanford University. He was instructor of law at University of Oregon Law School (1926–8), instructor of law at University...

Chew, Benjamin (1722–1810)

Ellen Holmes Pearson

University of North Carolina, Asheville Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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...A respected Hamilton, Andrew Chew, Samuel Chew, Benjamin Chew, Ann Galloway legal practitioner and jurist, Benjamin Chew's arguments and judicial opinions became models for other lawyers and judges. His knowledge of statutory...
...Gray, John Chipman John Chipman Gray was born on 14 July 1839 in Brighton, Massachusetts. The half-brother of Horace Gray, who became a US Supreme Court justice, John also received his BA from Harvard in 1859, an LL.B. in 1861, and an MA...
...Davies, John John Davies was born in Tisbury, Wiltshire and baptized on 16 April 1569. He died in London on 8 December 1626. He was educated at Winchester College and at Queen’s College, Oxford, where he matriculated in 1585. He may also...

Smith, William (1697–1769)

Adam Nadeau

Brock University Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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...William Smith was a learned lawyer, supporter of higher education in colonial America, and a founding member of the New York Society Library.Born on October 8, 1697, at Newport Pagnell in Buckinghamshire, England, Smith immigrated to New...