By Roger Billings,Frank J. Williams

As our nation's so much cherished and recognizable president, Abraham Lincoln is better recognized for the Emancipation Proclamation and for steering our nation in the course of the Civil warfare. yet ahead of he took the oath of workplace, Lincoln practiced legislation for almost twenty-five years within the Illinois courts. Abraham Lincoln, Esq.: The felony profession 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, besides a amazing record of participants, 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. each one bankruptcy deals an expansive examine Lincoln's criminal brain and covers assorted subject matters reminiscent of Lincoln's felony writing, ethics, the structure, and overseas legislation. Abraham Lincoln, Esq. emphasizes this usually ignored interval in Lincoln's occupation and sheds gentle on Lincoln's existence sooner than he turned our 16th president.

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