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Lincoln, the underappreciated trial lawyer (access required)

Certainly,  one of the most fascinating and revered Americans in history is Abraham Lincoln. However, not everyone knows that Lincoln was a brilliant trial lawyer. He tried scores of trials, and was highly sought after by clients. Judge Lawrence Weldon (1829-1905), in “Lincoln, the Lawyer” by Frederick Trevor Hill, had this to say: “In the trial of ...