By Roger Billings,Frank J. Williams
As our nation's such a lot loved and recognizable president, Abraham Lincoln is better identified for the Emancipation Proclamation and for directing our kingdom in the course of the Civil battle. yet prior to he took the oath of place of work, Lincoln practiced legislation for almost twenty-five years within the Illinois courts. Abraham Lincoln, Esq.: The criminal occupation of America's maximum President examines Lincoln's legislation perform and the impact it had on his presidency and the rustic.
Editors Roger Billings and Frank J. Williams, in addition to a outstanding checklist of individuals, examine Lincoln's occupation as a general-practice legal professional, taking a look either at his paintings in Illinois and on the time he spent in Washington. every one bankruptcy bargains an expansive examine Lincoln's criminal brain and covers assorted subject matters comparable to Lincoln's felony writing, ethics, the structure, and foreign legislation. Abraham Lincoln, Esq. emphasizes this usually neglected interval in Lincoln's profession and sheds gentle on Lincoln's existence prior to he grew to become our 16th president.
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Abraham Lincoln, Esq.: The Legal Career of America's Greatest President by Roger Billings,Frank J. Williams