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Title Abraham Lincoln, Esq. : the legal career of America's greatest president / edited by Roger Billings and Frank J. Williams.

Imprint Lexington, Ky. : University Press of Kentucky, c2010.


Location Call No. Status
 PAS Central Library Non-Fiction, 1st Floor    973.7 ABR    Available
Description 263 p., [16] p. of plates : ill., maps ; 24 cm.
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index.
Contents pt. 1. Evaluating Lincoln's career. Reassessing Lincoln's legal career / Harold Holzer -- Lincoln's lessons for lawyers / Frank J. Williams -- Does lawyer Lincoln matter? / Mark E. Steiner -- A. Lincoln, respectable "prairie lawyer" / Brian Dirck -- pt. 2. The Illinois years. A. Lincoln, debtor-creditor lawyer / Roger Billings -- The power of Lincoln's legal words / John A. Lupton -- Competence, diligence, and getting paid : Lincoln's lessons for today's ethical lawyer / William T. Ellis and Billie J. Ellis Jr. -- Lincoln's legal ethics : the client correspondence / Roger Billings -- Lincoln and the Kentuckians : placing Lincoln in context with lawyers and clients from his native state / Christopher A. Schnell -- pt. 3. The Washington years. Abraham Lincoln as practical constitutional lawyer / Mackubin Thomas Owens -- President Lincoln : the international lawyer / William D. Pederson.
Subject Lincoln, Abraham, 1809-1865 -- Career in law.
Presidents -- United States -- Biography.
Lawyers -- Illinois -- Biography.
Added Author Billings, Roger D.
Williams, Frank J.
Added Title Abraham Lincoln, Esquire
ISBN 0813126096 (ebook)
9780813126081 (hardcover : acid-free paper)
0813126088 (hardcover : acid-free paper)
9780813126098 (ebook)

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