By Roger Billings,Frank J. Williams
As our nation's so much cherished and recognizable president, Abraham Lincoln is healthier identified for the Emancipation Proclamation and for steering our kingdom during the Civil warfare. yet earlier than he took the oath of workplace, Lincoln practiced legislations 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 awesome checklist of members, examine Lincoln's profession as a general-practice lawyer, having 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 diversified subject matters equivalent to Lincoln's criminal writing, ethics, the structure, and foreign legislation. Abraham Lincoln, Esq. emphasizes this usually ignored interval in Lincoln's profession and sheds mild on Lincoln's lifestyles prior to he grew to become our 16th president.
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