John BOUVIER

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Lawyer, judge

AmericanBorn Jean BOUVIER

American jurist and legal lexicographer

Born on 1787 in Codognan, Gard , France

Died on November 18, 1851 in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania , United States

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He is known for his legal writings, particularly his Law Dictionary Adapted to the Constitution and Laws of the United States of America and of the Several States of the American Union (1839). It is believed to be the first legal dictionary to be based on American law, and is still in publication. It has been frequently revised and republished, and was retitled Bouvier's Law Dictionary in 1897. Bouvier also published The Institutes of American Law (1851) and an edition of Matthew Bacon's Abridgment of the Law.



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