In 1940, legendary Supreme Court advocate John W. Davis published "The Argument of an Appeal," an article that remains influential to lawyers and law students today. A few years later, the one-time Democratic presidential candidate closed his career with 141 arguments before the court, the most of any 20th century lawyer.
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