Anecdotes: Jurists & Lawyers

Interesting, amusing, or biographical incidents about judges, jurists, and lawyers.
Benjamin Cardozo

A group of Supreme Court justices once took an...

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Joseph Hodges Choate

Choate was asked at a private dinner who he...

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Clarence Darrow

Reporters would on occasion tease the...

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Thaddeus Stevens

A visitor who called on Stevens during his...

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Daniel Webster

Webster’s father left him and his brother...

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