Admitted to Alabama bar, 1901, to Supreme Court of the United States, 1917. Practiced in Birmingham, 1901-1906. Librarian Haskell Oriental Museum, University of Chicago, 1909-1910.
In charge economic section legislative reference service, Library of Congress, 1915-1918, director same, 1918-1920.
Author: The Fourteenth Amendment and the States, 1912. The National Budget System and American Finance, 1917. Plan for National Budget System (House Doctor 1006, 65th Congress), 1918.
The British Budget System, 1920. Essential Elements of a National Budget System, 1920. Constitutional Aspects of the President’s Veto of the Budget Bill, 1920.
The Branch Banking Question, 1926. Rural Banking Reform, 1931. Whither Solid South?, 1947.
(brochures) Constitutional Power of Congress to Enforce a Single System of Commercial Banking, 1930. The South and the Electoral College, 1944. The South Must Not Surrender, 1948.
Constitutional Aspects of the Truman Civil Rights Program, (published) 1949. Peril at Home and Abroad. Estimates, Appropriations and Reports, 1924.
Contributor on law, finance and banking to journals. Special counsel American Bankers Association, 1933.