William Howard Taft

“William Howard Taft” by Albert A. Woldman

It looks like another Chief Justice/President has a Sonnet written to him as well–this one is an Italian (or Petrarchan) Sonnet, check out the interesting octave and sestet rhyming patterns! From Justice and the Law: an Anthology of Legal Poetry and Verse, compiled by Percival E. Jackson, available on HeinOnline.* *These benefits are reserved for solo attorneys …

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Taft Bible, other historic pieces go on display in the Law Library

The Law Library is home to countless historic books and artifacts that, until recently, have remained locked away in boxes, inaccessible to the general public. Thanks to a generous donation from the Cincinnati Law Library Association, that is all about to change. A museum-quality display case has been added to the public foyer leading into …

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Speech given by William Howard Taft upon laying the cornerstone of the Courthouse

Speech given by former President of the United States (and future Chief Justice of the Supreme Court of the United States) William Howard Taft, upon the laying of the cornerstone of the Hamilton County Courthouse on April 1, 1915. This speech was reported by the Cincinnati Enquirer. Citizens of Hamilton County: We are met to …

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