Viewing Douglas A. Hedin, "Episodes in the Life of James Manahan. Chapter Three: The Nebraska Years."
From 1895 to 1905 James Manahan practiced law in Lincoln, Nebraska. There he represented the administratrix of the enormous Estate of John Fitzgerald, which attracted many claims and suits. This chapter in Manahan's life describes litigation against the Estate and his relationships with Roscoe Pound, "Bill" Bryan and Professor Edward A. Ross as well as his campaign for congress in 1898.