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Adam Levinson


Adam Levinson is a full-time practicing lawyer who blogs about American legal history on the free history website Chief Justice Holmes referred to the law as a “magic mirror,” reflecting our present and past. was originally built around Adam's collection of antiquarian legal texts, including the Stamp Act, the Tea Act, and the Acts of the First Congress. Today, the website casts a wide net to blog about laws and other “stories” that arise from and reflect American history.

Adam graduated with a BA in history from the University of Michigan and earned a JD from the University of Miami, where he was an articles and comments editor for the University of Miami Law Review. He is licensed to practice law in Florida and California.

In 2024 Adam was awarded a Scholarly Fellowship by the Gilder Lehrman Institute of American History. Heading into "America 250" he is leading an initiative to install a historic marker to honor Miss Dally's boarding house, the location where Gouverneur Morris boarded during the Constitutional Convention.

Adam Levinson
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