Did You Know?
Who was the first official reporter in the United States?
George Caines (1771-1825), appointed by the New York State Supreme Court pursuant to state legislation enacted in April 1804, was the first official reporter in the nation. Caines served in this position for only one year. He produced three volumes, known as “Caines’ Reports,” containing decisions from May 1803 to November 1805. Cases reported by Caines from other New York courts are in volumes entitled “Caines’ Cases.” Caines resumed his law practice in New York City when his term as official reporter ended.
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