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Cahn, Edmond Nathaniel (17 January 1906–09 August 1964), lawyer, law teacher, and legal philosopher, was born in New Orleans, Louisiana, the son of Edgar Mayer Cahn, a prominent lawyer, and Minnie Sarah Cohen. He attended public schools and then Tulane University, from which he received a B.A. in 1925 and a J.D. in 1927....

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Priber, Christian Gottlieb (21 March 1697–1744?), lawyer and utopian philosopher, was born in Zittau, Saxony, the son of Frederick Priber, a linen merchant and beerhouse owner, and Anna Dorothea Bergmann. Little is known of Priber’s early childhood in Europe. In 1722 he received a doctorate in jurisprudence from Erfurt University. He returned to Zittau, married Christiane Dorothea Hoffman on 17 November 1722, and began to practice law. The marriage produced five children. His professional career apparently prospered for he was later listed on the town records as “Oberamts-regierungs-Advokat,” attorney at the governmental superior bailiwick, with duties corresponding to those of a district attorney in the United States....