- Enoch Foster, Class of 1860, Justice of Maine Supreme Judicial Court
- Ella J. Knowles Haskell, Class of 1884, suffragist, the first woman to practice law in Montana, Populist candidate for Attorney General of Montana (1892).
- Scott Wilson, Class of 1892, Judge United States Court of Appeals for the First Circuit (1929–1942)
- John F. Davis, Class of 1928, defense attorney for Soviet agent Alger Hiss, Clerk of the U.S. Supreme Court
- Frank M. Coffin, Class of 1940, Judge, United States Court of Appeals for the First Circuit (1965–2006)
- Vincent L. McKusick, Class of 1943, Chief Justice of the Maine Supreme Judicial Court (1977–1992)
- Louis Scolnick, Class of 1945, Justice of the Maine Supreme Judicial Court
- James Nabrit, Class of 1952, Civil Rights attorney, argued Shuttlesworth v. Birmingham before the U.S. Supreme Court
- Morton A. Brody, Class of 1955, Judge United States District Court for the District of Maine (1991–2000)
- Alan Schwartz, Class of 1961, Sterling Professor of Law at Yale Law School
- Robert M. Viles, Class of 1961, President of Franklin Pierce Law Center
- Karen Hastie Williams, Class of 1966, Clerk to U.S. Supreme Court Justice Thurgood Marshall, Chief Counsel to United States Senate Committee on the Budget
- Nora Demleitner, Class of 1989, Clerk to Justice Alito, Dean and Professor of Law at Washington & Lee University School of Law
- Mark Helm, Class of 1992, attorney in the infamous Elizabeth Smart kidnapping
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... The first legal text is the Law of the Twelve Tables, dating from mid-5th century BC ... Terentilius Arsa, proposed that the law should be written, in order to prevent magistrates from applying the law arbitrarily ... send a delegation to Athens, to copy the Laws of Solon they also dispatched delegations to other Greek cities for like reason ...
Famous quotes containing the word law:
“There ought to be a law against necessity.”
—E.Y. Harburg (18981981)
“Were the victims of a disease called social prejudice, my child. These dear ladies of the law and order league are scouring out the dregs of the town. Cmon be a glorified wreck like me.”
—Dudley Nichols (18951960)
“Youve just fulfilled the first role of law enforcement. Make sure when your shift is over you go home alive.”
—David Mamet, U.S. screenwriter, and Brian DePlama. Jimmy Malone (Sean Connery)