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

12 Angry Men

12 Angry Men Summary   The 12 Angry Men movie was released in April of 1957, over 60 years ago. As the 12 Angry Men plot opens, a judge is giving a jury instructions as they are preparing to go into deliberations. They are sitting on a murder case where the...

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...