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 1 Robert Kardashian

Robert Kardashian
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Famous As: Attorney
Birthdate: February 22, 1944
Sun Sign: Pisces
Nationality: American
Died: September 30, 2003

An attorney, Robert Kardashian gained national recognition as O. J. Simpson's defense attorney during Simpson's infamous murder trial in 1995. Even though he was friends with Simpson at the time of the trial, he stopped talking to him later on. He was once married to Kris Kardashian and fathered Kourtney, Kimberly, Khloé, and Rob Kardashian with her.

 2 Douglas Emhoff

Douglas Emhoff
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Famous As: Lawyer, Husband of Kamala Harris
Birthdate: 1964 AD
Nationality: American
A litigator and strategic advisor, Douglas Emhoff has years of experience behind him and is currently a partner at the prominent DLA Piper Law Firm with specialty in entertainment and intellectual property law. Husband of 2020 US vice presidential candidate, Kamala Harris, he is highly supportive of his wife’s political career.
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 3 Amy Coney Barrett

Amy Coney Barrett
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Famous As: Lawyer
Birthdate: January 28, 1972
Sun Sign: Aquarius
Nationality: American

 4 Ted Cruz

Ted Cruz
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Famous As: Politician
Birthdate: December 22, 1970
Sun Sign: Sagittarius
Nationality: American

Ted Cruz is the US Senator from Texas since 2013. He also made a bid for the presidential office in 2016 when he threw in his hat for the nominee from the Republican party but ended as a runner-up and later on endorsed the Republican party candidate Donald Trump, who was ultimately elected President. 

 5 Beau Biden

Beau Biden
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Famous As: Son of Joe Biden
Birthdate: February 3, 1969
Sun Sign: Aquarius
Nationality: American
Died: May 30, 2015

A politician and attorney, Beau Biden was the eldest child of politician Joe Biden. As a little boy, he was severely injured in a car accident in which his mother and sister perished. He overcame several challenges to become a successful attorney. However, fate was cruel to him and he died of brain cancer at the age of 46.

 6 Hunter Biden

Hunter Biden
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Famous As: Lawyer
Birthdate: February 4, 1970
Sun Sign: Aquarius
Nationality: American

 7 Brett Kavanaugh

Brett Kavanaugh
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Famous As: Associate Justice of the Supreme Court of the United States
Birthdate: February 12, 1965
Sun Sign: Aquarius
Nationality: American

Brett Kavanaugh started serving as an Associate Justice of the Supreme Court of the US after being nominated by Donald Trump in 2018. Interestingly, Christine Blasey Ford accused him of sexually abusing her in the 1980s. Three other women also claimed that they were sexually assaulted by Brett, with one woman recanting her accusation later. Brett has denied all the accusations.

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 8 Amal Clooney

Amal Alamuddin
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Famous As: Lawyer, Activist
Birthdate: February 3, 1978
Sun Sign: Aquarius
Nationality: Lebanese, British

Amal Clooney is a Lebanese-British barrister, specializing in human rights and international law. Her clients include popular and influential personalities like Yulia Tymoshenko, Nadia Murad, and Julian Assange. Her work and philanthropic activities gained media coverage after her wedding to actor George Clooney. The Clooneys are well-known philanthropists and are founders of the Clooney Foundation for Justice.

 9 Rudy Giuliani

Rudy Giuliani
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Famous As: Former Mayor of New York City, U.S. Attorney for the Southern District of New York
Birthdate: May 28, 1944
Sun Sign: Gemini
Nationality: American

American politician Rudy Giuliani, who served as the Mayor of New York City from 1994 to 2001, received major attention and praise for his handling of crisis in the aftermath of the September 11, 2001 terror attacks in his city. He was named Time magazine’s Person of the Year in December 2001 for his efforts. However, there have also been allegations of corruption against him.

 10 Robert Mueller

Robert Mueller
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Famous As: Former Director of FBI, Attorney
Birthdate: August 7, 1944
Sun Sign: Leo
Nationality: American
Republican attorney Robert Mueller served as the sixth and the second-longest-serving FBI director, from 2001 to 2013. He was also the special counsel for the investigation into Russian interference in the 2016 U.S. elections. His service in the Vietnam War earned him the Purple Heart Medal and the Bronze Star.

 11 James Comey

James Comey
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Famous As: Former Director of the FBI
Birthdate: December 14, 1960
Sun Sign: Sagittarius
Nationality: American
Former U.S. deputy attorney general James Comey was made the FBI director by Barack Obama. However, Donald Trump dismissed Comey in 2017, reportedly due to Trump’s fears regarding the investigations on Russian intervention. Comey has worked with Bridgewater Associates and HSBC Holdings and was a scholar at Columbia Law School

 12 Johnnie Cochran

Johnnie Cochran
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Famous As: Lawyer
Birthdate: October 2, 1937
Sun Sign: Libra
Nationality: American
Died: March 29, 2005
Johnnie Cochran was an American civil activist and lawyer. Cochran played an important role in the acquittal of former football player O. J. Simpson in connection with the murder of the latter's ex-wife Nicole Brown Simpson. Cochran had also represented other celebrities like Michael Jackson, Sean Combs, Tupac Shakur, Snoop Dogg, Riddick Bowe, and Jim Brown to name a few.

 13 Mike Pompeo

Mike Pompeo
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Famous As: Politician
Birthdate: December 30, 1963
Sun Sign: Capricorn
Nationality: American

 14 Jeff Sessions

Jeff Sessions
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Famous As: Attorney General of the United States
Birthdate: December 24, 1946
Sun Sign: Capricorn
Nationality: American

Jeff Sessions is an American lawyer and politician. An important member of the Republican Party, Sessions was the 84th US Attorney General, serving under President Donald Trump's administration. Throughout his political career, Jeff Sessions has played important roles, such as co-sponsoring the bill to award the prestigious Congressional Gold Medal to civil rights movement activist Rosa Parks.

 15 Marcia Clark

Marcia Clark
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Famous As: Lawyer, Author, TV Correspondent
Birthdate: August 31, 1953
Sun Sign: Virgo
Nationality: American

Marcia Clark is best known as the lead prosecutor of the O.J. Simpson murder trial. She has also written several books, including novels from the Rachel Knight series and the Samantha Brinkman series and a non-fiction about the Simpson case. She has also written crime articles for The Daily Beast.

 16 Robert F. Kennedy Jr.

Robert F. Kennedy Jr.
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Famous As: Environment Activist & Attorney
Birthdate: January 17, 1954
Sun Sign: Capricorn
Nationality: American

A well-known environmental attorney and an activist, Robert F. Kennedy Jr. has tirelessly worked for prosecuting governments and companies responsible for polluting environment and waterbodies like the Long Island Sound and Hudson River. Moreover, he has written books and articles on issues affecting the environment. Robert F. Kennedy Jr.’s work have won him prestigious awards and inspired numerous films and documentaries. 

 17 Andrew Yang

Andrew Yang
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Famous As: Entrepreneur
Birthdate: January 13, 1975
Sun Sign: Capricorn
Nationality: American

 18 Vallabhbhai Patel

Vallabhbhai Patel
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Famous As: Politician, Lawyer, Economist
Birthdate: October 31, 1875
Sun Sign: Scorpio
Nationality: Indian
Died: December 15, 1950

 19 Amy Klobuchar

Amy Klobuchar
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Famous As: Politician
Birthdate: May 25, 1960
Sun Sign: Gemini
Nationality: American
Politician and lawyer Amy Klobuchar became the first elected female U.S. senator from Minnesota in 2007. She has earlier served as the Hennepin County attorney. She contested in the Democratic presidential primaries in 2020, before withdrawing to endorse Joe Biden. She has authored two books and has won numerous awards.

 20 Thurgood Marshall

Thurgood Marshall
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Famous As: Former Associate Justice of the United States Supreme Court
Birthdate: July 2, 1908
Sun Sign: Cancer
Nationality: American
Died: January 24, 1993

The first African-American member of the US Supreme Court, Thurgood Marshall was an associate justice from 1967 to 1991. Earlier as an attorney, he fought for the abolishment of racial segregation in American public schools. He was also a strong proponent of individual rights. A symbol of black icon, there are numerous memorials in America to honour his legacy.

 21 Stacey Abrams

Stacey Abrams
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Famous As: Politician
Birthdate: December 9, 1973
Sun Sign: Sagittarius
Nationality: American

 22 Alan Dershowitz

Alan Dershowitz
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Famous As: Lawyer
Birthdate: September 1, 1938
Sun Sign: Virgo
Nationality: American

One of the most famous American lawyers, Alan Dershowitz is known for handling high profile cases. In 1995, he was part of the Dream Team on the O. J. Simpson murder trial. He has also been part of the defense team for cases involving personalities like Donald Trump. He has written many books about law and politics.

 23 Michael Avenatti

Michael Avenatti
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Famous As: Lawyer
Birthdate: February 16, 1971
Sun Sign: Aquarius
Nationality: American

 24 Joseph R. McCarthy

Joseph R. McCarthy
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Famous As: Politician
Birthdate: November 14, 1908
Sun Sign: Scorpio
Nationality: American
Died: May 2, 1957

 25 Maryanne Trump Barry

Maryanne Trump Barry
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Famous As: Attorney
Birthdate: April 5, 1937
Sun Sign: Aries
Nationality: American
Attorney Maryanne Trump Barry, eldest sister of American president Donald Trump, is a former U.S. federal judge. She was an assistant U.S. attorney earlier and has been a judge of the U.S. District of New Jersey. Bill Clinton appointed her to the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Third Circuit.

 26 Adam Schiff

Adam Schiff
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Famous As: U.S. Representative
Birthdate: June 22, 1960
Sun Sign: Cancer
Nationality: American

 27 Mario Cuomo

Mario Cuomo
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Famous As: Politician
Birthdate: June 15, 1932
Sun Sign: Gemini
Nationality: American
Died: January 1, 2015

 28 Arun Jaitley

Arun Jaitley
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Famous As: Politician, Lawyer, Spokesperson, Strategist
Birthdate: December 28, 1952
Sun Sign: Capricorn
Nationality: Indian

 29 Cicero

Cicero
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Famous As: Philosopher, Political Theorist
Birthdate: January 3, 0106
Sun Sign: Capricorn
Nationality: Italian, Ancient Roman
Died: December 7, 0043
Roman statesman, lawyer, and scholar Cicero was one of the greatest 1st-century BC prose writers and orators. He influenced Latin literature immensely and introduced Greek philosophy to the Romans. He was declared an enemy of the state, following his opposition to Mark Antony after Julius Caesar’s death, and was executed.

 30 Sushma Swaraj

Sushma Swaraj
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Famous As: Politician
Birthdate: February 14, 1952
Sun Sign: Aquarius
Nationality: Indian
Died: August 6, 2019

 31 Anita Hill

Anita Hill
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Famous As: Attorney
Birthdate: July 30, 1956
Sun Sign: Leo
Nationality: American

 32 Lori Lightfoot

Lori Lightfoot
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Famous As: Lawyer
Birthdate: August 4, 1962
Sun Sign: Leo
Nationality: American

 33 Kirstjen Nielsen

Kirstjen Nielsen
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Famous As: Attorney
Birthdate: May 14, 1972
Sun Sign: Taurus
Nationality: American

 34 Dmitry Medvedev

Dmitry Medvedev
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Famous As: Jurist, Politician, Photographer, Blogger, Lawyer, Actor, Businessperson
Birthdate: September 14, 1965
Sun Sign: Virgo
Nationality: Russian

 35 Valerie Jarrett

Valerie Jarrett
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Famous As: Lawyer
Birthdate: November 14, 1956
Sun Sign: Scorpio
Nationality: American
Valerie Jarrett served as the senior advisor to former president Barack Obama and the director of the Office of Public Engagement and Intergovernmental Affairs from 2009 to 2017. She had previously served Mayor Richard Daley as his deputy chief of staff and had hired Michelle Obama, then-fiancée of Obama.

 36 Roy Cohn

Roy Cohn
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Famous As: Lawyer
Birthdate: February 20, 1927
Sun Sign: Pisces
Nationality: American
Died: August 2, 1986

Roy Cohn was an American lawyer who played a major role during the 1954 Army–McCarthy hearings where he served as Senator Joseph McCarthy's chief counsel. He also mentored Donald Trump during his early business career. After his death, Roy Cohn inspired the development of several fictional characters.

 37 Trey Gowdy

Trey Gowdy
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Famous As: U.S. Representative
Birthdate: August 22, 1964
Sun Sign: Leo
Nationality: American
Trey Gowdy, former representative for South Carolina's 4th congressional district, has also been a federal prosecutor and a district attorney. He led the investigations into the Benghazi attack and Hillary Clinton's email server, and has chaired the House Oversight Committee. He now works for Fox News and a legal firm.

 38 Joe Scarborough

Joe Scarborough
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Famous As: Former United States Representative
Birthdate: April 9, 1963
Sun Sign: Aries
Nationality: American
Joe Scarborough has represented Florida’s 1st district from 1995 to 2001. He co-hosts Morning Joe on MSNBC, with his wife. He has written several books, hosted a radio show, and also released an EP. Earlier, as an attorney, he had represented Michael F. Griffin, accused of murdering physician David Gunn.

 39 Christopher Darden

Christopher Darden
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Famous As: Lawyer
Birthdate: April 7, 1956
Sun Sign: Aries
Nationality: American

Christopher Darden is a man who dons many hats. He is a lawyer, author, actor, and lecturer with 15 years of experience in the Los Angeles County District Attorney's office. He was a co-prosecutor in the O. J. Simpson murder case. He resigned after the case and started teaching criminal procedure and trial advocacy to university students.

 40 Reince Priebus

Reince Priebus
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Famous As: Lawyer
Birthdate: March 18, 1972
Sun Sign: Pisces
Nationality: American

 41 Joe Kennedy III

Joe Kennedy III
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Famous As: Politician
Birthdate: October 4, 1980
Sun Sign: Libra
Nationality: American

 42 Anthony Kennedy

Anthony Kennedy
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Famous As: Associate Justice of the Supreme Court of the United States
Birthdate: July 23, 1936
Sun Sign: Cancer
Nationality: American
Anthony Kennedy has served as the judge of the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Ninth Circuit from 1975 to 1988 and as the associate justice of the Supreme Court of the U.S. from 1988 to 2018. Kennedy has been associated with Boumediene v. Bush and various gay rights cases.

 43 Marine Le Pen

Marine Le Pen
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Famous As: Political Leader
Birthdate: August 5, 1968
Sun Sign: Leo
Nationality: French

French politician and lawyer Marine Le Pen, daughter of politician Jean-Marie Le Pen, has been the president of the National Rally since 2011. She is also serving as the member of the National Assembly for Pas-de-Calais's 11th constituency since 2017. She was previously a member of the European Parliament.

 44 Kirsten Gillibrand

Kirsten Gillibrand
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Famous As: Member of the United States Senate
Birthdate: December 9, 1966
Sun Sign: Sagittarius
Nationality: American

Lawyer and politician Kirsten Gillibrand is a member of the Democratic Party. Since 2009, she has served as the junior United States Senator from New York. An alumnus of the UCLA School of Law, she practiced law for a few years before entering politics. She is known for speaking against sexual harassment.

 45 Mahatma Gandhi

Mahatma Gandhi
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Famous As: Leader of Indian Independence Movement
Birthdate: October 2, 1869
Sun Sign: Libra
Nationality: Indian
Died: January 30, 1948

An Indian lawyer and anti-colonial nationalist, Mahatma Gandhi was a major figure in India’s fight for independence from British rule. He is renowned for his employment of non-violent resistance and civil disobedience methods. Despite his popularity, he had numerous detractors as well and was assassinated in 1948. He is widely considered the Father of the Nation in India.

 46 Chester A. Arthur

Chester A. Arthur
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Famous As: 21st President of the USA
Birthdate: October 5, 1829
Sun Sign: Libra
Nationality: American
Died: November 18, 1886
Chester A. Arthur became the 21st president of the U.S. in 1881, after the assassination of President James A. Garfield, and served till 1885. Arthur represented Elizabeth Jennings Graham in the 1854 case against segregation in streetcars. He signed the Pendleton Civil Service Reform Act and rebuilt the U.S. Navy.

 47 Franklin D. Roosevelt

Franklin D. Roosevelt
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Famous As: Politician
Birthdate: January 30, 1882
Sun Sign: Aquarius
Nationality: American
Died: April 12, 1945

 48 William Barr

William Barr
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Famous As: Politician
Birthdate: May 23, 1950
Sun Sign: Gemini
Nationality: American

 49 Roy Moore

Roy Moore
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Famous As: Politician
Birthdate: February 11, 1947
Sun Sign: Aquarius
Nationality: American

 50 Ruth Bader Ginsburg

Ruth Bader Ginsburg
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Famous As: Associate Justice of US Supreme Court
Birthdate: March 15, 1933
Sun Sign: Pisces
Nationality: American

The first Jewish woman to serve on the US Supreme Court, Ruth Bader Ginsburg was a jurist who served as an associate justice of the Supreme Court of the United States. An advocate for gender equality and women's rights, she spent the majority of her legal career championing these causes. She remained professionally active until her death in 2020.

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