Jurist
Jurist (a word coming from medieval Latin) is someone who researches, studies and teaches jurisprudence (theory of law). Such a person can work as an academic, a legal writer, an esquire, or an eminen...
The life of a devil’s advocate
From war criminals to Ted Bundy, John Henry Browne has defended the worst
NYC Attorney: "We Run The Country"
In this CBS News 60 Minutes Hidden Camera interview, a prominent attorney asserts that the legal profession is effectively immune from the rule of law: They don’t send the lawyers to jail because we r...
The World's First Artificially Intelligent Lawyer Gets Hired
Ask ROSS to look up an obscure court ruling from 13 years ago, and ROSS will not only search for the case in an instant — without contest or complaint — but it'll offer opinions in plain language abou...
Attorney general
In most common law jurisdictions, the attorney general or attorney-general is the main legal advisor to the government, and in some jurisdictions he or she may also have executive responsibility for l...
Coroner
A coroner is a government official who confirms and certifies the death of an individual within a jurisdiction. A coroner may also conduct or order an investigation into the manner or cause of death, ...
Court reporter
A court reporter or court stenographer, also called stenotype operator, shorthand reporter or law reporter, is a person whose occupation is to transcribe spoken or recorded speech into written form, u...
Judges
Judge or Judges can refer to:
Justices of the peace
A justice of the peace (JP) is a judicial officer, of a lower or puisne court, elected or appointed by means of a commission (letters patent) to keep the peace. In past centuries the term commissioner...
Lawspeaker
A lawspeaker (Swedish: lagman, Old Swedish: laghmaþer or laghman, Danish: lagmand, Norwegian: lagmann, Icelandic: lög(sögu)maður, Faroese: løgmaður, Finnish: laamanni ) is a unique Scandinavian legal ...
Lawyer
A lawyer is a person who practices law, as an attorney, counselor or solicitor. Law is the system of rules of conduct established by the sovereign government of a society to correct wrongs, maintain t...
Notary public
A notary public (or notary or public notary) of the common law is a public officer constituted by law to serve the public in non-contentious matters usually concerned with estates, deeds, powers-of-at...
The life of a devil’s advocate
From war criminals to Ted Bundy, John Henry Browne has defended the worst
Richard White of Basingstoke
Richard White (1539–1611) was an English jurist and historian, in later life an expatriate scholar who became a Catholic priest.
He was son of Henry White of Basingstoke, Hampshire, who died at th...
Law Lords
Lords of Appeal in Ordinary, commonly known as Law Lords, were appointed under the Appellate Jurisdiction Act 1876 to the House of Lords of the United Kingdom in order to exercise its judicial functio...
Charles Norris (medical examiner)
Charles Norris (1867–1935) was New York's first appointed chief medical examiner (1918–1935) and pioneer of forensic toxicology in America.
Norris was born on December 4, 1867. He was first educa...
Wallace Breem
Wallace Breem (1926–1990) was a British librarian and author. He was the Librarian and Keeper of Manuscripts of the Inner Temple Law Library, and wrote historical novels, including Eagle in the ...