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On This Date in Legal History

On October 30, 1735, John Adams was born. He was the first attorney-president. As a lawyer, he’s probably best remembered for defending British soldiers at the Boston Massacre trials. It’s also worthy of note that he’s credited for drafting the … Continue reading

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Lawyer-President John Adams

On this day in 1735 John Adams was born. He was the first attorney-president. As a lawyer, he’s probably best remembered for defending British soldiers at the Boston Massacre trials. It’s also worthy of note that he’s credited for drafting … Continue reading

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