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Carbonell, William Leycester Rouse (1912–1993), police officer in Malaya

C. J. B. Joseph.

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

September 2004; p ublished online September 2004 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: US Politics; US Colonial and Revolutionary History; Colonialism and Imperialism; Political Institutions; Public Administration; Law; Criminology and Criminal Justice. 1038 words.

Carbonell, William Leycester Rouse (1912–1993), police officer in Malaya, was born on 14 August 1912 at 150 Albert Palace Mansions, Battersea, London, the youngest of three sons and fourth...

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Carter, Sir John Gregorio (1919–2005), lawyer and diplomatist

Peter D. Fraser.

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

P ublished online October 2009 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Diplomatic History; International Relations; Law; Criminology and Criminal Justice; US Politics; US Colonial and Revolutionary History; Colonialism and Imperialism. 1010 words.

Carter, Sir John Gregorio (1919–2005), lawyer and diplomatist, was born on 27 January 1919 in Cane Grove, East Coast Demerara, British Guiana, the only son and youngest of five children of...

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Charles Hamilton Houston

Overview page. Subjects: United States History — Law.

(b. 3 September 1895; d. 22 April 1950),

attorney and civil rights activist. Born in Washington, D.C., Charles Hamilton Houston was the son of Mary Hamilton Houston and William...

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Cherokee Cases

Overview page. Subjects: Law — United States History.

(1831 and 1832).

The U.S. Supreme Court's decisions in Cherokee Nation v. Georgia (1831) and Worcester v. Georgia (1832), often referred to as the Cherokee Cases, considered the...

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Chirwa, Orton Edgar Ching'oli (1919–1992), lawyer and politician in Nyasaland and Malawi

Andrew C. Ross.

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

P ublished online May 2008 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: African Politics; Law; Criminology and Criminal Justice; US Politics; US Colonial and Revolutionary History; Colonialism and Imperialism. 985 words.

Chirwa, Orton Edgar Ching'oli (1919–1992), lawyer and politician in Nyasaland and Malawi, was born near Nkhata Bay, Nyasaland, the son of Yesaya Mafananiso Chirwa (1881–1955) and Maggie...

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Cobb, Thomas Reade Rootes

Thomas D. Morris.

in American National Biography Online

January 1999; p ublished online February 2000 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: US Politics; Civil War and Reconstruction US History; Military History; Land Forces and Warfare; Law; Criminology and Criminal Justice. 1131 words.

Cobb, Thomas Reade Rootes (10 April 1823–13 December 1862), lawyer and Confederate congressman and military officer, was born in Jefferson County, Georgia, the son of John Addison Cobb, a...

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Constitution of the United States

Overview page. Subjects: Law — United States History.

The basic written set of principles and precedents of federal government in the US, which came into operation in 1789 and has since been modified by twenty-six amendments.

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Cornstalk

John Sugden.

in American National Biography Online

January 1999; p ublished online February 2000 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Native American History; World History; Law; Criminology and Criminal Justice. 1787 words.

Cornstalk (?– November 1777), Shawnee leader, had the Indian name Hokoleskwa, meaning “a blade of corn”; his original name was also rendered in the white settlers’ records as Colesqua,...

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Cowen, Sir Zelman (1919–2011), legal scholar, governor-general of Australia, and college head

Ross Cranston.

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

P ublished online January 2015 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Education; US Politics; US Colonial and Revolutionary History; Colonialism and Imperialism; Law; Criminology and Criminal Justice. 3112 words.

Cowen, Sir Zelman (1919–2011), legal scholar, governor-general of Australia, and college head, was born Zelman Cohen on 7 October 1919 in St Kilda, Melbourne, the only son of Bernard Cohen,...

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Crazy Horse

Joseph C. Porter.

in American National Biography Online

January 1999; p ublished online February 2000 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Native American History; World History; Law; Criminology and Criminal Justice. 1419 words.

Crazy Horse (1840–05 September 1877), Oglala Lakota war chief, was born near Bear Butte in present-day South Dakota, the son of Crazy Horse, a noted Oglala warrior and medicine man, and...

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