Judging A Book: Gilstrap Reviews 'Alexander Hamilton'

Law360, New York (November 15, 2017, 1:26 PM EST) -- This article is part of an Expert Analysis series of book reviews from judges.

Judge Rodney Gilstrap In her new book "Alexander Hamilton and the Development of American Law," professor Kate Elizabeth Brown[1] examines Alexander Hamilton’s often-overlooked contributions to the development of American jurisprudence. While a typical exposition on the first treasury secretary spends considerable time discussing his economic theories and efforts to foster national and international commerce, Brown presents Hamilton to us first and foremost as a lawyer. While his commercial and economic achievements are...
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