Judging A Book: Wardlaw Reviews 'Hamilton And The Law'

Law360 (December 1, 2020, 1:51 PM EST) -- This article is part of an Expert Analysis series of book reviews from judges.

Judge Kim Wardlaw

"I practiced the law, I practic'lly perfected it / I've seen injustice in the world and I've corrected it."[1]

As a federal judge, I have long been familiar with Alexander Hamilton's role in establishing the United States of America. His battles with musket and quill in the American Revolution, his advocacy in the country's early legal system, and his near-one-man campaign in the Federalist Papers in support of the U.S. Constitution and an independent judiciary are all fairly well known to members of the...

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