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Aaron Lane Ford (December 21, 1903 – July 8, 1983) was a U.S. Representative from Mississippi.
Abraham Kazen, Jr., usually known as Chick Kazen (January 17, 1919 — November 29, 1987), was a U.S. Representative from Texas's 23rd congressional district, the first to serve in that particular position.
Abraham Lincoln (February 12, 1809 – April 15, 1865) was the 16th President of the United States, serving from March 1861 until his assassination in April 1865.
Adam Monroe Byrd (July 6, 1859 – June 21, 1912) was a U.S. Representative from Mississippi.
Alabama is a state located in the southeastern region of the United States.
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The Alabama Legislature is the legislative branch of the state government of Alabama.
Albert Preston Brewer (born October 26, 1928) is an American politician who was the 47th governor of Alabama from May 7, 1968, until January 18, 1971.
The American Association for Justice (AAJ), formerly the Association of Trial Lawyers of America (ATLA) is a nonprofit advocacy and lobbying organization for plaintiff's lawyers in the United States.
The American Bar Association (ABA), founded August 21, 1878, is a voluntary bar association of lawyers and law students, which is not specific to any jurisdiction in the United States.
The American Civil War, widely known in the United States as simply the Civil War as well as other sectional names, was a civil war fought from 1861 to 1865 to determine the survival of the Union or independence for the Confederacy.
The American Constitution Society for Law and Policy (ACS) is a progressive legal organization.
Andrew Price (April 2, 1854 - February 5, 1909) was a U.S. Representative from Louisiana.
Anthony Francis Tauriello (August 14, 1899 - December 21, 1983) was an American congressman who represented the state of New York.
Apprenticeship is a system of training a new generation of practitioners of a trade or profession with on-the-job training and often some accompanying study (classroom work and reading).
Artur Genestre Davis (born October 9, 1967) is an American attorney and politician.
A bar examination is a test intended to determine whether a candidate is qualified to practice law in a given jurisdiction.
The Battle of Seven Pines, also known as the Battle of Fair Oaks or Fair Oaks Station, took place on May 31 and June 1, 1862, in Henrico County, Virginia, as part of the Peninsula Campaign of the American Civil War.
The Beeson Divinity School of Samford University is an interdenominational evangelical divinity school.
Raphael Benjamin West (March 31, 1911 – November 20, 1974) was an attorney, politician, and mayor of Nashville, Tennessee from 1951 to 1963, and state senator from 1949 to 1951.
Benjamin Augustine Enloe (January 18, 1848 - July 8, 1922) was an American politician and a member of the United States House of Representatives for the 8th congressional district of Tennessee.
Bert Henry Miller (December 15, 1879 – October 8, 1949) was a politician from Idaho and a member of the Democratic Party.
Clifton Beverly Briley (January 11, 1914 – September 14, 1980) was an American attorney and politician, the first mayor of the newly consolidated metropolitan government of Nashville and Davidson County in Tennessee.
A biofuel is a fuel that is produced through contemporary biological processes, such as agriculture and anaerobic digestion, rather than a fuel produced by geological processes such as those involved in the formation of fossil fuels, such as coal and petroleum, from prehistoric biological matter.
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Biotechnology is the use of living systems and organisms to develop or make products, or "any technological application that uses biological systems, living organisms or derivatives thereof, to make or modify products or processes for specific use" (UN Convention on Biological Diversity, Art. 2).
Birmingham is the largest city in Alabama.
Blake Babies were an American alternative rock band formed in 1986 in Boston, Massachusetts.
Brazil (Brasil), officially the Federative Republic of Brazil (República Federativa do Brasil), is the largest country in both South America and the Latin American region.
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Brigadier general is a senior rank in the armed forces.
British Columbia, also commonly referred to by its initials BC, is a province located on the west coast of Canada.
Carl Atwood Hatch (November 27, 1889September 15, 1963) was a Democratic Party politician from New Mexico who represented New Mexico in the United States Senate from 1933 until 1949, and was later a United States federal judge.
Carolyn F. Hugley is a Democratic member of the Georgia House of Representatives, representing the 143rd district since 1992.
The case method is a teaching approach that uses decision-forcing cases to put students in the role of people who were faced with difficult decisions at sometime in the past.
Charles Allen Graddick, Sr. (born December 10, 1944 in Mobile), is Judge of the 13th Judicial Circuit Court of the U.S. state of Alabama.
Charles Herbert O'Brien (July 30, 1920 – January 19, 2007), was a Tennessee State Senator in the 83rd and 84th Tennessee General Assemblies, a justice on the Tennessee Court of Criminal Appeals (elected in 1970) and Tennessee Supreme Court (1987–1994), and the husband of well-known Tennessee Democratic politician Anna Belle Clement O'Brien, who was the sister of the Tennessee Governor Frank G. Clement and served as her brother's chief of staff and as a state senator.
Charles Swindall (February 13, 1876 - June 19, 1939) was a U.S. Representative from Oklahoma.
Charles Joseph "Charlie" Crist, Jr. (born July 24, 1956) is an American attorney and politician who served as the 44th Governor of Florida from 2007 to 2011.
The Choctaw (alternatively spelled Chahta, Chactas, Tchakta, Chocktaw, and Chactaw) are Native American people originally from the Southeastern United States (modern-day Mississippi, Florida, Alabama, and Louisiana).
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The Choctaw Nation of Oklahoma (commonly referred to as the Choctaw Nation) is a federally recognized Native American tribe with a tribal jurisdictional area comprising twelve tribal districts.
The Christian Legal Society (CLS) is an American non-profit, non-denominational organization of Christian lawyers, judges, law professors, and law students and friends whose members profess to follow the "commandment of Jesus" to "seek justice with the love of God." The society has a legal arm, The Center for Law & Religious Freedom, for litigation purposes especially in favor of religious freedom, submitting amicus curiae legal briefs in cases involving important religious freedom issues, representing parties in religious liberty issues,Cf.
Civics is the study of the theoretical and practical aspects of citizenship, its rights and duties; the duties of citizens to each other as members of a political body and to the government.
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Civil procedure is the body of law that sets out the rules and standards that courts follow when adjudicating civil lawsuits (as opposed to procedures in criminal law matters).
Clifford Robertson Allen (January 6, 1912 – June 18, 1978) was a Tennessee attorney and Democratic politician.
The Confederate States Army was the military ground force of the Confederate States of America, also known as the "Confederacy", while the Confederacy existed during the American Civil War.
In law, a contract (or informally known as an agreement in some jurisdictions) is an agreement having a lawful object entered into voluntarily by two or more parties, each of whom intends to create one or more legal obligations between them.
Cordell Hull (October 2, 1871July 23, 1955) was an American politician from the U.S. state of Tennessee.
Crawford Collins Martin (March 13, 1916 – December 29, 1972), a native of Hillsboro, Texas, was a Texas State Senator, Secretary of State of Texas, and Attorney General of Texas.
Criminal law is the body of law that relates to crime.
The Cumberland Law Review is a law review published by the students at Cumberland School of Law in Birmingham, Alabama.
Cumberland School of Law is an ABA accredited law school at Samford University in Birmingham, Alabama, United States.
The Center for Biotechnology, Law and Ethics is a bioethics, biotechnology, and biotechnology law research center of Cumberland School of Law located on the Samford University campus in Birmingham, Alabama.
Cumberland University is a private university in Lebanon, Tennessee, United States.
Cutler Bay is an incorporated town in Miami-Dade County, Florida established in 2005, with a current population of approximately 44,300.
David Mark Smolin is a professor of law at Cumberland School of Law in Birmingham, Alabama where he is the Harwell G. Davis Chair in Constitutional Law, director for The Center for Children, Law, and Ethics, former director of the Center for Biotechnology, Law, and Ethics, and faculty advisor for the Law, Science and Technology Society.
In academic administrations such as colleges or universities, a dean is the person with significant authority over a specific academic unit, or over a specific area of concern, or both.
The Democratic National Committee (DNC) is the principal organization governing the United States Democratic Party on a day-to-day basis.
Dennis Alan Ross (born October 18, 1959) is an American politician who has been a member of the United States House of Representatives since 2011.
Douglas S. "Doug" Jackson (born July 10, 1954 in Dickson, Tennessee) was a Tennessee State Senator, attorney, and executive director of the Renaissance Center.
DuBose Porter is the current Chairman of the Democratic Party of Georgia and served as a member of the Georgia House of Representatives from 1982 to 2011.
Edward Hazzard East (October 1, 1830 – November 12, 1904) was an American attorney, judge, and politician.
Edward Isaac Golladay (September 9, 1830 – July 11, 1897) was an American politician and a member of the United States House of Representatives for Tennessee's 5th congressional district.
Evan Hollin Jenkins (born September 12, 1960) is an American politician who has been the U.S. Representative for since 2015.
The law of evidence encompasses the rules and legal principles that govern the proof of facts in a legal proceeding.
Federal judges are judges appointed by a federal level of government as opposed to the state / provincial / local level.
The Federal University of Ceará (Universidade Federal do Ceará, UFC) is a federal university with campuses in the cities of Fortaleza, Sobral, Barbalha, Russas and Quixadá, in the state of Ceará, Brazil.
The Federalist Society for Law and Public Policy Studies, most frequently called simply the Federalist Society, is an organization of conservatives and libertarians seeking reform of the current American legal system in accordance with a textualist or originalist interpretation of the U.S. Constitution.
The Foreign Claims Settlement Commission of the United States (FCSC) is a quasi-judicial, independent agency within the U.S. Department of Justice which adjudicates claims of U.S. nationals against foreign governments, either under specific jurisdiction conferred by Congress or pursuant to international claims settlement agreements.
Fortaleza (locally in the city, Ceará state or Northeast Region,, Portuguese for Fortress) is the state capital of Ceará, located in Northeastern Brazil.
Foster Vincent Brown (December 24, 1852 – March 26, 1937) was a U.S. Representative from Tennessee, father of Joseph Edgar Brown.
Frank Leslie Chelf (September 22, 1907 – September 1, 1982) was a United States Representative from Kentucky.
Franklin Delano Roosevelt (his own pronunciation, or) (January 30, 1882 – April 12, 1945), commonly known by his initials FDR, was an American statesman and political leader who served as the 32nd President of the United States.
George Doherty Johnston (May 30, 1832 – December 8, 1910) was a brigadier general in the Confederate States Army during the American Civil War.
George Huddleston (November 11, 1869 – February 29, 1960) was a U.S. Representative from Alabama, father of George Huddleston, Jr.
George Huddleston, Jr. (March 19, 1920 – September 14, 1971) was a Democratic Congressman from Alabama.
George W. Harkins (1810–1861) was an attorney and prominent chief of the Choctaw tribe during the Indian removals.
Goldsmith Whitehouse Hewitt (February 14, 1834 – May 27, 1895) was a U.S. Representative from Alabama.
Gordon Weaver Browning (November 22, 1889May 23, 1976) was an American politician who served as Governor of Tennessee from 1937 to 1939, and again from 1949 to 1953.
Grading in education is the process of applying standardized measurements of varying levels of achievement in a course.
Grafton Green (August 12, 1872 - January 27, 1947) was an American jurist who served on the Tennessee Supreme Court from 1910 to 1947, including more than 23 years as chief justice.
Hamden is a town in New Haven County, Connecticut, United States.
Harold Henderson Earthman (April 13, 1900 - February 26, 1987) was an American politician and a U.S. Representative from Tennessee.
Harry Eugene Claiborne (July 5, 1917 – January 19, 2004) was a United States district court judge who was impeached for tax evasion.
Harvard Law School (also known as Harvard Law or HLS) is one of the professional graduate schools of Harvard University in Cambridge, Massachusetts.
Harvard University is a private Ivy League research university in Cambridge, Massachusetts, established in 1636.
The Hatch Act of 1939, officially An Act to Prevent Pernicious Political Activities, is a United States federal law whose main provision prohibits employees in the executive branch of the federal government, except the president, vice-president, and certain designated high-level officials of that branch, from engaging in some forms of political activity.
Haywood Yancey Riddle (June 20, 1834 – March 28, 1879) was an American politician and a member of the United States House of Representatives for the 4th congressional district of Tennessee.
Henry Cooper (August 22, 1827February 4, 1884) was a Tennessee attorney, judge, and politician who served one term in the United States Senate, 1871–1877.
Herron Carney Pearson (July 31, 1890 - April 24, 1953) was an American politician and a U.S. Representative from Tennessee.
Horace Elmo Nichols (July 16, 1912 – June 8, 2000), also known as H. E. "Nick" Nichols, was a jurist in the American State of Georgia who served as Chief Justice of the Supreme Court of Georgia from 1975 to 1980.
Horace Harmon Lurton (February 26, 1844 – July 12, 1914) was an American jurist who served for four years as a Justice of the Supreme Court of the United States.
Howell Edmunds Jackson (April 8, 1832 – August 8, 1895) was an American jurist and politician.
Isaac Herschel Goodnight (January 31, 1849 – July 24, 1901) was a United States Representative from Kentucky.
James Willis Taylor (August 28, 1880 - November 14, 1939) was a U.S. Representative from Tennessee.
James V. Allred (March 29, 1899September 24, 1959) was a United States politician who served as the 33rd Governor of Texas during the New Deal era.
James Edward Ruffin (July 24, 1893 – April 9, 1977) was a U.S. Representative from Missouri.
Judge James Edwin Horton (1878 – March 1973) was a Circuit Judge for the Eighth Circuit Court in Alabama.
James Ivan Cohn (born 1948) is an American lawyer and judge.
Janie Ledlow Shores (born 1932) is a retired judge on the Supreme Court of Alabama who was the first woman to ever serve on that court.
Jeff Hoover (born January 18, 1960 in Albany, Kentucky) is a Republican member of the Kentucky House of Representatives representing the 83rd district where he has served since 1996.
Jere Cooper (July 20, 1893–December 18, 1957) was a Democratic United States Representative from Tennessee.
Jesus Camp is a 2006 American documentary film directed by Rachel Grady and Heidi Ewing about a charismatic Christian summer camp, where children spend their summers being taught that they have "prophetic gifts" and can "take back America for Christ".
Joe Hilley (born June 1956) is a New York Times Best Selling author.
Joseph Landon Evins (October 24, 1910 – March 31, 1984) was a Democratic U.S. Representative from Tennessee from 1947 to 1977.
Duncan Joseph “Joe” McInnes (born 1943 in Wetumpka, Alabama) is the director of the Alabama Department of Transportation (ALDOT), appointed by Alabama Governor Bob Riley.
Joel Fredrick Dubina (born October 26, 1947) is a Senior Judge on the United States Court of Appeals for the Eleventh Circuit.
John E. Amari (born August 7, 1948) is an attorney from the Birmingham suburb of Trussville, Alabama, who is a 10th Judicial Circuit Court judge and a former member of both houses of the Alabama State Legislature.
John James Duncan, Sr. (March 14, 1919 – June 21, 1988) was an American attorney and Republican politician who represented Tennessee's 2nd Congressional District in the U. S. House of Representatives from 1965 until his death in 1988.
John Francis Cosgrove (July 1, 1949 – April 19, 2006) was a Florida legislator.
John Harris Smithwick (July 17, 1872–December 2, 1948) was a U.S. Representative from Florida.
John Curtis Kyle (July 17, 1851 – July 6, 1913) was a Democratic politician from the US state of Mississippi during the late 19th century.
John L. Carroll is dean of Cumberland School of Law in Birmingham, Alabama.
John May Taylor (May 18, 1838 - February 17, 1911) was a U.S. Representative from Tennessee.
John Ridley Mitchell (September 26, 1877 - February 26, 1962) was an American politician and a U.S. Representative from Tennessee.
John Strohm (or John P. Strohm, born March 23, 1967 in Bloomington, Indiana) is an American guitarist, singer, and lawyer.
John Thomas Scopes (August 3, 1900 – October 21, 1970) was a teacher in Dayton, Tennessee, who was charged on May 5, 1925 for violating Tennessee's Butler Act, which prohibited the teaching of evolution in Tennessee schools.
Joseph Edgar Brown (February 11, 1880 – June 13, 1939) was a U.S. Representative from Tennessee.
Joshua Bryan Lee (January 23, 1892August 10, 1967) was a United States Representative and Senator from Oklahoma.
Judson Claudius Clements (February 12, 1846 - June 18, 1917) was a U.S. Representative from Georgia.
The Juris Doctor degree (J.D. or JD) or Doctor of Jurisprudence degree (D.Jur. or DJur) is a professional doctorate Under "Data notes" this article mentions that the J.D. is a professional doctorate.
Karon Owen Bowdre (born 1955) is the Chief Judge for the United States District Court for the Northern District of Alabama.
A law school (also known as a law centre or college of law) is an institution specializing in legal education, usually involved as part of a process for becoming a lawyer within a given jurisdiction.
The Law School Admission Test (LSAT) is a half-day standardized test administered four times each year at designated testing centers throughout the world.
Lebanon is a city in and the county seat of Wilson County, Tennessee, United States.
Lee Smolin (born 1955) is an American theoretical physicist, a faculty member at the Perimeter Institute for Theoretical Physics, an adjunct professor of physics at the University of Waterloo and a member of the graduate faculty of the philosophy department at the University of Toronto.
Legal formalism is a legal positivist view in philosophy of law and jurisprudence.
Thomas LeRoy Collins (March 10, 1909 – March 12, 1991) was an attorney and politician, the 33rd Governor of Florida, serving a special term in 1955, and being elected to a four-year term in 1956, serving through 1960.
Lewis Porter Featherstone (July 28, 1851 - March 14, 1922) was a planter and farm activist who served as a Labor Party U.S. Representative from Arkansas.
Maecenas Eason Benton (January 29, 1848 – April 27, 1924) was a U.S. Representative from Missouri.
Marietta is located in central Cobb County, Georgia, United States, and is the county's seat and largest city.
Martha Dubina Roby (born July 26, 1976) is the U.S. Representative for.
The Master of Laws is an academic degree, pursued by those either holding an undergraduate academic law degree, a professional law degree, or an undergraduate degree in a related subject.
Mauricio J. Tamargo (born Mauricio J. Tamargo-del Portillo in 1957 in Havana, Cuba) was the 14th Chairman of the Foreign Claims Settlement Commission.
Max Oliver Cogburn, Jr. (born April 1951) is a District Judge for the United States District Court for the Western District of North Carolina.
In many countries, a mayor (or, from the Latin maior, meaning "bigger") is the highest-ranking official in a municipal government such as that of a city or town.
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Mercy (Middle English, from Anglo-French merci, from Medieval Latin merced-, merces, from Latin, "price paid, wages", from merc-, merxi "merchandise") is a broad term that refers to benevolence, forgiveness and kindness in a variety of ethical, religious, social and legal contexts.
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Methodism, or the Methodist movement, is a group of historically related denominations of Protestant Christianity which derive their inspiration from the life and teachings of John Wesley.
James Michael Papantonio (born October 24, 1953), popularly known as Mike Papantonio, is an American attorney and radio talk show host.
Michael Garnet "Mike" Stewart (born May 15, 1955) is an American author.
A mock trial is an act or imitation trial.
A moot court is an extracurricular activity at many law schools in which participants take part in simulated court proceedings, which usually involves drafting briefs (or memorials) and participating in oral argument.
The Multistate Professional Responsibility Examination (MPRE) is a 120 minute, 60 question, multiple-choice examination designed to measure the knowledge and understanding of established standards related to a lawyer's professional conduct.
Nashville is the capital of the U.S. state of Tennessee and the county seat of Davidson County.
Nathan Green, Jr. (February 1827 – February 1919) was one of the founders and the first dean of Cumberland School of Law, then located in Lebanon, Tennessee.
The Nobel Peace Prize (Norwegian and Swedish: Nobels fredspris) is one of the five Nobel Prizes created by the Swedish industrialist, inventor, and armaments manufacturer Alfred Nobel, along with the prizes in Chemistry, Physics, Physiology or Medicine, and Literature.
Omar Truman Burleson (March 19, 1906 - May 14, 1991) was a U.S. Representative from Texas.
Parliamentary opposition is a form of political opposition to a designated government, particularly in a Westminster-based parliamentary system.
The Oregon Supreme Court (OSC) is the highest state court in the U.S. state of Oregon.
Oren Harris (December 20, 1903 – February 5, 1997) was a U.S. Representative and United States District Judge from El Dorado, Arkansas.
Oscar William Adams, Jr. (February 7, 1925 – February 15, 1997) was the first African-American Alabama Supreme Court justice and the first African American elected to statewide office in Alabama (including the Reconstruction era).
Paine (Payne) Page Prim (May 2, 1822 – August 8, 1899) was an American attorney and judge in the state of Oregon.
Phi Alpha Delta (ΦAΔ or PAD) is the largest co-ed professional law fraternity in the United States.
In Greek mythology, a phoenix or phenix (Greek: φοῖνιξ phoinix) is a long-lived bird that is cyclically regenerated or reborn.
Private universities are universities not operated by governments, although many receive tax breaks, public student loans, and grants.
Property law is the area of law that governs the various forms of ownership and tenancy in real property (land as distinct from personal or movable possessions) and in personal property, within the common law legal system.
Quinnipiac University School of Law is the law school of the Quinnipiac University.
Ralph H. Haben, Jr. (born November 25, 1941) is an American attorney, lobbyist, and politician who served as the Speaker of the Florida House of Representatives from 1980 to 1982.
The term Reconstruction Era, in the context of the history of the United States, has two senses: the first covers the complete history of the entire country from 1865 to 1877 following the Civil War; the second sense focuses on the transformation of the Southern United States from 1863 to 1877, as directed by Congress, with the reconstruction of state and society.
Richard Merrill Atkinson (February 6, 1894 – April 29, 1947) was an American politician and a U.S. Representative from Tennessee.
Richard Warner (September 19, 1835 – March 4, 1915) was a U.S. Representative from Tennessee.
Ring of Fire is a nationally syndicated American talk radio program hosted by Robert F. Kennedy Jr., Mike Papantonio, and Sam Seder.
Robert Brown Aderholt (born July 22, 1965) is the U.S. Representative for, serving since 1997.
Robert Hopkins Hatton (November 2, 1826 – May 31, 1862) was a lawyer, politician, United States Congressman, and Confederate General during the American Civil War.
Robert Looney Caruthers (July 31, 1800 – October 2, 1882) was an American judge, politician, and professor.
Robert Reyburn Butler (September 24, 1881 – January 7, 1933) was a U.S. Representative from Oregon.
Roger H. Bedford, Jr. (born July 2, 1956) is a Democratic former member of the Alabama Senate, where he represented the 6th District from 1994–2014.
William Ryan deGraffenried, Jr. (April 2, 1950 – December 7, 2006) was an American politician who served as President Pro Tempore of the Alabama State Senate from 1987 to 1995.
Saint Louis University School of Law, also known as SLU LAW, is a private American law school located in St. Louis, Missouri.
Samford University is a private, coeducational university located in Homewood, Alabama, a suburb of Birmingham.
Samuel Caruthers (October 13, 1820 – July 20, 1860) was a U.S. Representative from Missouri.
San Antonio (Spanish for "Saint Anthony"), officially the City of San Antonio, is the seventh most populated city in the United States of America and the second most populated city in the state of Texas, with a population of 1,409,019.
Sarah Louise Palin (née Heath; born February 11, 1964) is an American politician, commentator, and author who served as the ninth Governor of Alaska, from 2006 to her resignation in 2009.
The Scopes Trial, formally known as The State of Tennessee v. John Thomas Scopes and commonly referred to as the Scopes Monkey Trial, was an American legal case in 1925 in which a substitute high school teacher, John Scopes, was accused of violating Tennessee's Butler Act, which made it unlawful to teach human evolution in any state-funded school.
The Scottsboro Boys were nine African-American teenagers accused in Alabama of raping two White American women on a train in 1931.
Seattle University (SU), commonly referred to as Seattle U, is a Jesuit Catholic university in the northwestern United States, located in the First Hill neighborhood of Seattle, Washington.
Sidney Johnston Catts (July 31, 1863—March 9, 1936) was an American politician and anti-Catholic spokesman.
Sidney Sussex College (referred to informally as "Sidney") is a constituent college of the University of Cambridge in England.
Socratic method, also known as method of elenchus, elenctic method, or Socratic debate, is named after the classical Greek philosopher Socrates.
The Southern Poverty Law Center (SPLC) is an American nonprofit legal advocacy organization specializing in civil rights and public interest litigation.
The Speaker is the presiding member of the Florida House of Representatives.
A state senator is a member of a state's senate, the upper house in the bicameral legislature of 49 U.S. states, or a legislator in Nebraska's one-house state legislature.
The Supreme Court of Alabama is the highest court in the state of Alabama.
The Supreme Court of the United States (SCOTUS) is the highest federal court of the United States.
Tennessee (ᏔᎾᏏ, Tanasi) is a U.S. state located in the Southeastern United States.
The Tennessee Encyclopedia of History and Culture is a reference book on the U.S. state of Tennessee that was published in book form in 1998 and has also been available online since 2002.
The Tennessee Supreme Court is the ultimate judicial tribunal of the state of Tennessee.
The 9th Congressional District of Tennessee is a Congressional district in southwestern Tennessee.
Texas A&M University (Texas A&M, TAMU, or A&M) is a coeducational public research university located in College Station, Texas, United States.
The Citadel, The Military College of South Carolina, commonly referred to simply as The Citadel, is a state-supported, comprehensive college located in Charleston, South Carolina, United States.
The Lemonheads are an American alternative rock band first formed in 1986 by Evan Dando, Ben Deily, and Jesse Peretz.
The New York Times (NYT) is an American daily newspaper, founded and continuously published in New York City since September 18, 1851, by the New York Times Company.
The New York Times Best Seller list is widely considered the preeminent list of best-selling books in the United States.
The Princeton Review is a test preparation and college admission services company offering test preparation services, tutoring and admissions resources, online courses, and books published by Random House.
Theoretical physics is a branch of physics which employs mathematical models and abstractions of physical objects and systems to rationalize, explain and predict natural phenomena.
Thetus Willrette Sims (April 25, 1852 – December 17, 1939) was an American politician and a member of the United States House of Representatives for the 8th congressional district of Tennessee.
Thomas Gerstle Abernethy (May 16, 1903 – June 11, 1998) was a member of the United States House of Representatives.
Thomas Hart Benton (April 15, 1889 – January 19, 1975) was an American painter and muralist.
Thomas Upton Sisson (September 22, 1869 - September 26, 1923) was a U.S. Representative from Mississippi.
Thurgood Marshall (July 2, 1908January 24, 1993) was an Associate Justice of the United States Supreme Court, serving from October 1967 until October 1991.
Thomas Jefferson Murray (August 1, 1894 – November 28, 1971), usually known as Tom J. Murray, was an American politician and a Democratic U.S. Representative from Tennessee from 1943 to 1966.
Arthur Thomas Stewart (January 11, 1892October 10, 1972), more commonly known as Tom Stewart, was a Democratic United States Senator from Tennessee from 1939 to 1949.
A tort, in common law jurisdictions, is a civil wrong that unfairly causes someone else to suffer loss or harm resulting in legal liability for the person who commits the tortious act, called a tortfeasor.
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The United Nations (UN) is an intergovernmental organization to promote international co-operation.
The United States Court of Appeals for the Eleventh Circuit (in case citations, 11th Cir. or CA11) is a federal court with appellate jurisdiction over the district courts in the following districts.
The United States Court of Appeals for the Sixth Circuit (in case citations, 6th Cir.) is a federal court with appellate jurisdiction over the district courts in the following districts.
The United States District Court for the Western District of North Carolina (in case citations, W.D.N.C.) is a Federal district court which covers the western third of North Carolina.
The House of Representatives is one of the two houses of the United States Congress (a bicameral legislature).
The Secretary of State is a senior official of the federal government of the United States of America heading the U.S. Department of State, principally concerned with foreign affairs and is considered to be the U.S. government's equivalent of a Minister for Foreign Affairs.
The University of Alabama at Birmingham (UAB) is a public university in Birmingham in the U.S. state of Alabama.
The University of Bridgeport, commonly referred to as UB, is a private, independent, non-sectarian, coeducational National university located on the Long Island Sound in the South End neighborhood of Bridgeport, Connecticut.
The University of Georgia Press or UGA Press is a scholarly publishing house for the University System of Georgia.
The University of Minnesota Twin Cities (Minnesota; locally known as the U of M or simply the U) is a public research university located in Minneapolis and St. Paul, Minnesota.
The University of Puget Sound (Puget Sound) is a private liberal arts college located in the North End of Tacoma, Washington, in the United States.
University of the Cumberlands is a private, liberal arts college located in Williamsburg, Kentucky, with an enrollment of approximately 3,200 students.
The University of Victoria (UVic or Victoria) is a public research university located in Saanich and Oak Bay within Greater Victoria, 5.71 km northeast of downtown Victoria, British Columbia.
The University of Virginia School of Law (Virginia Law or UVA Law) was founded in Charlottesville in 1819 by Thomas Jefferson as one of the original subjects taught at his "academical village," the University of Virginia.
William Vanderpool Hilleary, usually known as Van Hilleary (born June 20, 1959) is a Republican politician from Tennessee.
Vanderbilt University (also known informally as Vandy) is a private research university located in Nashville, Tennessee, founded in 1873.
Wade Hampton Kitchens (December 26, 1878 - August 22, 1966) was a U.S. Representative from Arkansas.
William Benjamin Craig (November 2, 1877 – November 27, 1925) was a U.S. Representative from Alabama.
William Fosgate Kirby (November 16, 1867July 26, 1934) was a Democratic Party politician from Arkansas who represented the state in the U.S. Senate from 1916 to 1921.
William Holcombe "Bill" Pryor, Jr. (born April 26, 1962) is a federal judge on the United States Court of Appeals for the Eleventh Circuit and a Commissioner on the United States Sentencing Commission.
William Hicks "Red" Jackson (October 1, 1835 – March 30, 1903) was a cotton planter, horse breeder, and general in the Confederate States Army during the American Civil War.
William Judson Holloway (December 15, 1888 – January 27, 1970) was an American principal, lawyer, and politician who served as the fourth Lieutenant Governor of Oklahoma.
William Parker Caldwell (November 8, 1832 - June 7, 1903) was an American politician and a member of the United States House of Representatives for the 9th congressional district of Tennessee.
William Voris Gregory (October 21, 1877 - October 10, 1936), a Democrat, was a United States Representative from Kentucky.
Wilson Shedric Hill (January 19, 1863 – February 14, 1921) was a U.S. Representative from Mississippi.
John William Wright Patman (August 6, 1893 – March 7, 1976) was a U.S. Congressman from Texas in Texas's 1st congressional district and chair of the United States House Committee on Banking and Currency (1965–75).
Wynne F. Clouse (August 29, 1883 - February 19, 1944) was a U.S. Representative from Tennessee.
Yale University is a private Ivy League research university in New Haven, Connecticut.
Zachary Taylor (May 9, 1849 – February 19, 1921) was a U.S. Representative from Tennessee.
Zeb Little was a Democratic member of the Alabama Senate, representing the 4th District from 1998 to 2010.
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