Category: Legal History

Happy 4th of July!

Have a happy and safe 4th of July and take a minute to appreciate our right to have our guilt or innocence or private dispute governed not by a king, or government, or bureaucrat, but by our fellow citizens and neighbors. “In all criminal prosecutions, the accused shall enjoy the right to a speedy and […]

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Pretty Good Illinios Lawyer…

If you are searching for good trial lawyers in the Midwest, may lead you to this attorney. I've heard he was pretty good in front of a jury and nobody outworked him. -Bradley A. Coxe is a practicing attorney in Wilmington, NC who practices in Personal Injury, Car Accidents, Medical Malpractice, Contract and Real […]

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The Reason an English King wanted to “Kill all the Lawyers.”

John Adams–MassachusettsSamuel Chase–MarylandAbraham Clark–New JerseyWilliam Ellery–Rhode IslandThomas Heyward Jr.–South CarolinaWilliam Hooper–North CarolinaFrancis Hopkinson–New JerseySamuel Huntington–ConnecticutThomas Jefferson–VirginiaThomas Lynch Jr.–South CarolinaThomas McKean–DelawareWilliam Paca–MarylandRobert Treat Paine–MassachusettsJohn Penn–North CarolinaGeorge Read–DelawareGeorge Ross–PennsylvaniaEdward Rutledge–South CarolinaRoger Sherman–ConnecticutJames Smith–PennsylvaniaRichard Stockton–New JerseyThomas Stone–MarylandGeorge Walton–GeorgiaJames Wilson–PennsylvaniaOliver Wolcott–ConnecticutGeorge Wythe–Virginia 25 out of 56 Signers of the Declaration of Independence were lawyers.  –Bradley A. Coxe is a […]

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