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Witness to History: 1927

In the year of 1927 Charles Lindbergh made the first solo non-stop trans-Atlantic flight, from New York to Paris. The feat won Lindbergh the Orteig Prize and advanced public interest in aviation. In 1927 Charlotte Farrish, the firm’s namesake, won her first case. At the time she was Mankato’s only female attorney and one of the first women to appear before the Blue Earth District Court. Trans-Atlantic Flight On May 21, 1927, American pilot Charles A. Lindbergh, a native of Little Falls, Minnesota, landed at Le Bourget Field in Paris, successfully completing the first solo, non-stop transatlantic flight and the...
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Law Day 2017

May 1, 2017 is Law Day in the United States, a day to reflect on the role of law in the creation of this county and to recognize its importance for society. Law Day was established in 1958 by President Dwight D. Eisenhower as a “day of national dedication to the principle of government under law.” In 1961 Congress, by joint resolution, designated May 1 as the official day for celebrating Law Day. Each year Law Day follows a theme to highlight which affects the legal process.  The American Bar Association has selected the theme for Law Day 2017 as...
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