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During his thirty years as Chief Justice of the Supreme Court of Massachusetts, from 1830 to 1860, Lemuel Shaw wrote approximately 2,200 opinions, probably setting a record. His writings covered the entire domain of jurisprudence, excepting admiralty, and no other state judge through his opinions alone had so great an influence on the course of American law. Through a critical study of Shaw's opinions, noted historian Leonard Levy reveals what Shaw's generation thought about the relation of the individual to the state, and ...

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Law of the Commonwealth and Chief Justice Shaw 1987, Oxford University Press, USA, New York, NY

ISBN-13: 9780195048667

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Law of the Commonwealth and Chief Justice Shaw 1987, Oxford University Press, USA, New York, NY

ISBN-13: 9780195048650

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