Proskin Law Firm attorney Jeffry Hines talks about Wills, Trusts and how a generous college librarian fumbled the ball while giving his entire $4M estate to his university.
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Ever wonder how judges, lawyers and all legal professional got the information they needed on cases and rulings from throughout the country BEFORE the advent of quick and convenient methods of communication? And how all critical legal information is collected and readily available today? Well, it all started 140 years ago.
On October 21, 1876, the West Publishing Company, founded by John B. West, published its first law reporter, The Syllabi, which promised to provide Minnesota lawyers with legal intelligence that was “prompt, interesting, full, and at all times thoroughly reliable.”
The Syllabi eventually became the Northwestern Reporter, which later evolved into West’s National Reporter System.
Read more about this important anniversary:The National Reporter System Celebrates Historic Anniversary