List of Bates College People - Law

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  • 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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