2:00 pm

Richard P. Howe Jr. – “Lowell and the Law “

Lowell’s explosive growth as a center of textile manufacturing brought with it a boom in legal business.  From its founding up until the present day, judges, lawyers and litigants from Lowell have had a profound effect on the jurisprudence and legal culture of Massachusetts.  Register of Deeds and Lowell historian Richard P. Howe Jr. will discuss the famous and the infamous cases and personalities that contributed to Lowell’s legal legacy.