The Overlooked Legal Career of Thomas Jefferson

The Overlooked Legal Career of Thomas Jefferson

Although many know of Thomas Jefferson’s illustrious career as a founding father and politician in early American life, not many people know of his legal career. Jefferson attended the College of William and Mary, from 1760 to 1762 but he didn’t study law until he was...

Clarence Darrow

Clarence Darrow is generally considered to be one of the greatest criminal defense attorneys ever to practice in the United States. Born in April 1857 in Ohio, the Darrow family had been in the United States from the beginning.  His family had roots in New England and...
12 Angry Men – Finding Truth in Facts.

12 Angry Men – Finding Truth in Facts.

On the American Film Institute’s list of the top 100 Heroes in movie history, number 28 on the list is “Juror #8” from the move 12 Angry Men.  To give you an idea of the company Juror #8 is in, #29 on the list is General Patton from the movie Patton. It is quite...

Alexander Hamilton

Alexander Hamilton was one of the great personalities in the American history.  His accomplishments are legendary. Born in Charlestown in the British West Indies out of wedlock to a mother of British and French Huguenot ancestry and to a Scottish father, he was...
Abraham Lincoln – Self Made Man

Abraham Lincoln – Self Made Man

Law School is a long, stressful, and expensive undertaking. We hear stories of the pressure put on the students and the anxiety of just getting through just to be ready to take the bar exam. Today, if you are looking to make a career in Law, you are committing to the...