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Abraham Lincoln: Prairie Lawyer


Paul Finkelman


Albany Law School - Government Law Center

2004

AMERICA'S LAWYER PRESIDENTS: FROM LAW OFFICE TO THE OVAL OFFICE, pp. 128-137, Norman Gross, ed., Northwestern University Press, 2004

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In this article, Professor Finkelman discusses the legal career of President Abraham Lincoln. Lincoln is often recognized as one of the United States’ greatest presidents and certainly the most active in his legal career, practicing right up until his inauguration. Professor Finkelman asserts that Lincoln’s legal career had a tremendous influence on his political career, especially in regards to his opinions on slavery.

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Keywords: Lincoln

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Date posted: October 12, 2009  

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Finkelman, Paul, Abraham Lincoln: Prairie Lawyer (2004). AMERICA'S LAWYER PRESIDENTS: FROM LAW OFFICE TO THE OVAL OFFICE, pp. 128-137, Norman Gross, ed., Northwestern University Press, 2004. Available at SSRN: http://ssrn.com/abstract=1487644

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Paul Finkelman (Contact Author)
Albany Law School - Government Law Center ( email )
80 New Scotland Avenue
Albany, NY 12208
United States

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