The American Historical Review, Volume 23

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John Franklin Jameson, Henry Eldridge Bourne, Robert Livingston Schuyler
American Historical Association, 1918 - History
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Page 284 - If there is any truth to the old proverb that "[o]ne who is his own lawyer has a fool for a client," the Court by its opinion today now bestows a constitutional right on one to make a fool of himself.
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