The Path of the Law - Childress, Steven Alan (Introduction by), and Holmes Jr, Oliver Wendell
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Building on the pragmatic conception of law he introduced in his 1881 book 'The Common Law, ' Oliver Wendell Holmes, Jr. -- by 1897 a jurist on Massachusetts' highest court and soon to be an Associate Justice of the U.S. Supreme Court -- explored the limits and sources of law, as well as "the forces which determine its content and growth." This presentation is seen as laying down the gauntlet to legal scholars and judges in what would be known as the emerging "legal realism" movement. Later legal thinkers like Pound, ...

The Path of the Law 2011, Quid Pro, LLC

ISBN-13: 9781610279857

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