Chesterfield Smith, America’s Lawyer

One of the boldest lawyers of the twentieth century “Adkins’s fast-paced, readable biography of one of Florida’s and the nation’s most influential lawyers and public citizens is a welcome addition. No American had a greater impact on the practice of law and public affairs in America than ‘Citizen’ Smith. Adkins has provided us with a … Continue reading Chesterfield Smith, America’s Lawyer

Making Modern Florida

“Adkins portrays a major turning point in the development of modern Florida and has done a great job of bringing to life so many of the people who achieved this massive rewrite of our constitution.”—Talbot D’Alemberte, former president of the American Bar Association and author of The Florida State Constitution “Deftly captures the story of … Continue reading Making Modern Florida