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Conversation at Noon: The Lasting Legacy of the Litchfield Law School, America’s First School of Law
November 17, 2020 @ 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm
Connecticut’s Old State House, 800 Main Street
Hartford, CT 06103 United States
Between 1774 and 1833 Tapping Reeve and his partner James Gould revolutionized the way law was taught in the United States, educating over 1000 young men who became leaders in law, politics, education, and business.
The school spawned 2 vice presidents, 101 United States congressmen, 28 United States senators, and 6 cabinet members, 3 justices of the United States Supreme Court, 14 governors, and 13 chief justices of state supreme courts along with leaders of the nation’s emerging corporate, mercantile, industrial, and financial establishments.
Join Litchfield Historical Society Director, Catherine Fields to learn about the history of this remarkable school, the legacy of its students, and the ways in which the LHS brings the Law School story to the public.
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