Notes of federal court cases in Maine and Massachusetts
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Chartered in New Hampshire in 1835 and in Massachusetts in 1836. Opened 14 mile line from Nashua, N.H. to Lowell, Mass. in 1838. Eventually absorbed by the Boston and Maine system. From the description of Nashua and Lowell Railroad Corporation records, 1835-1916 (inclusive). (Harvard Business School). WorldCat record id: 269582395 ...
Webb graduated from Harvard College in 1846. He read law with John Rand, Esq. and was admitted to the Maine bar in 1848. He practiced in Portland (1849-1865) and turned to state attorney positions eventually becoming U.S. District Attorney (1878-1882). President Arthur nominated Webb to the U.S. District Court judgeship in 1882. From the description of Notes of federal court cases in Maine and Massachusetts, 1884-1902. (Harvard Law School Library). WorldCat record id: 235929318 ...
U.S. district and circuit courts were created by the Judiciary Act of 1789 under the authority of the constitutional provision that the judicial power of the United States be vested in a Supreme Court and in such inferior courts as the Congress may establish. The Judiciary Act provided that these courts were to have original jurisdiction in cases involving crimes, remedies of common law, and aliens suing for a tort. The district courts were to have exclusive original cognizance of c...
Louis Brandeis (b. November 13, 1856, Louisville, Kentucky – d. October 5, 1941, Washington D.C.) was an Associate Justice of the Supreme Court of the United States, serving from 1916 until 1939. Brandeis was the Court’s 67th justice and its first Jewish-American justice. He was the son of immigrants from Bohemia, who came to Kentucky from Prague, then part of the Austrian Empire. He received his LL.B. from Harvard Law School in 1877, and before becoming a judge, served as a lawyer at Warren & B...