News & Announcements: 11/2014

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November 13, 2014

On December 3, 1839, young Abraham Lincoln was admitted to practice before the federal court by U.S. District Judge Nathaniel Pope.  Judge Pope was the 1st Federal Judge for the District of Illinois, appointed by President James Monroe.