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On This Date in Legal History

On July 12, 1804, Alexander Hamilton passed away as a result of an injury he sustained during a duel with former Vice President Aaron Burr. Hamilton was quite accomplished. He was a delegate at the Constitutional Convention, a military leader, … Continue reading

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Former Vice President (Attorney) Aaron Burr

On February 6, 1756, Aaron Burr was born in Newark, New Jersey. In addition to becoming Jefferson’s Vice President, he was an officer in the Continental Army, a successful attorney, an Attorney General of New York, an Assemblyman, and a … Continue reading

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On This Date in Legal History

On this day in 1973 Spiro Agnew resigned as the 39th Vice President of the United States. His resignation was prompted by an accusation of tax evasion, which he pleaded no contest to in a Baltimore courtroom.  Once Agnew resigned … Continue reading

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