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Jurist Name During Nationality Known for 
Benjamin L. Hooks  1925 United States Elected Dr. Hooks executive director of the NAACP in 1976
Byron R. White  1917-2002 United States Associate justice of the Supreme Court of the United States
Charles Evans Hughes  1862-1948 United States Associate Justice of the Supreme Court of the United States (1910-1916)
David Davis  1948 British Conservative Party Member of Parliament
Edward Coke  1552-1634 British Seventeenth-century English jurist and Member of Parliament 
Felix Frankfurter  1882-1965 United States Associate Justice of the United States Supreme Court.
Francis Lieber  1880-1872 Germany Author of the Lieber Code during the American Civil War
Frederic William Maitland  1850-1906 British Domesday Book and Beyond
George Sutherland  1862-1942 United States Associate Justice of the U.S. Supreme Court (1922-1938)
Henry de Bracton  1210-1268 British The book on law - De Legibus et Consuetudinibus Angliae
Horace Gray  1882-1902 United States Great philanthropist to the City of Boston.
Hugo Black  1937-1971 United States A member of the Democratic Party
John Austin 1790-1859 British Published extensively concerning the philosophy of law and jurisprudence.
John Bradshaw 1933 United States Motivational speaker and author best known for his PBS television programs
John Selden  1584-1654 British Proposed an egoistic theory of moral motivation
Moses ben Maimon  1134-1204 Spain He was the preeminent medieval Jewish philosopher
Oliver Wendell Holmes, Jr.  1841-1935 United States Served on the Supreme Court of the United States from 1902 to 1932
Richard Burdon Haldane  1856-1928 Edinburgh Was an important British Liberal and Labour politician, lawyer, and philosopher.
Roscoe Pound  1870-1964 United States Distinguished American legal scholar and educator.
Thomas Campbell Clark 1899-1977 United States From 1945 to 1949 and an Associate Justice of the Supreme Court of the United States (1949–1967).
Thomas Hughes 1822-1896 Berkshire Semi-autobiographical work set at Rugby School
Thurgood Marshall 1908-1993 United States First African American to serve on the Supreme Court of the United States
Vittorio Emanuele Orlando  1860-1962 Italy Served as Minister of Education under Prime Minister Giolitti
William Blackstone  1723-1780 British professor who produced the historical and analytic treatise on the common law called Commentaries on the Laws of England
William J. Brennan, Jr.  1906-1997 United States his outspoken liberal views, including opposition to the death penalty
William Orville Douglas  1898-1980 United States was a United States Supreme Court Associate Justice

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