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On This Date in Legal History

On August 1, 1779, Francis Scott Key was born.  During the War of 1812 he wrote the lyrics to The Star-Spangled Banner. He was an attorney sent to negotiate the release of an American prisoner. While he was detained by … Continue reading

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On This Date in Legal History

On August 1, 1779, Francis Scott Key was born. During the War of 1812 he wrote the lyrics to The Star-Spangled Banner. He was an attorney sent to negotiate the release of an American prisoner. While he was detained by … Continue reading

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On This Date in Legal History

On August 1, 1779,  Francis Scott Key was born. During the War of 1812 he wrote the lyrics to The Star-Spangled Banner.  He was an attorney sent to negotiate the release of an American prisoner.  While he was detained by the … Continue reading

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