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Justice Holmes as legal history

James Willard Hurst

Justice Holmes as legal history

by James Willard Hurst

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Published by Macmillan in New York .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Holmes, Oliver Wendell, -- 1841-1935.

  • Edition Notes

    StatementJames Willard Hurst.
    The Physical Object
    Paginationxix,171p.
    Number of Pages171
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL20124065M

      OLIVER WENDELL HOLMES A Life in War, Law, and Ideas By Stephen Budiansky. This year is a propitious time for Stephen Budiansky’s new biography of Justice Oliver Wendell Holmes . America’s Great Modern Justice. A new biography of Oliver Wendell Holmes Jr. illuminates the Supreme Court during the centennial of his most momentous dissent. by Lincoln Caplan ’ I n the spring of , Oliver Wendell Holmes Jr. was fighting in the Civil War as a Union Army captain. He had enlisted three years earlier, soon after the.

      Lawyers from Justice Holmes’s day until today rally around the banner of his most famous quote, “The life of the law has not been logic: it has been experience.” Supposedly, this phrase reminds judges and other lawmakers never to let the law lose touch with the needs of ordinary people. Justice Holmes on Legal History by James Willard Hurst A copy that has been read, but remains in clean condition. All pages are intact, and the cover is intact. The spine may show signs of wear. Pages can include limited notes and highlighting, and the copy can include previous owner inscriptions. The dust jacket is missing.

    Holmes-Pollock Letters: The Correspondence of MR Justice Holmes and Sir Frederick Pollock, , Two Volumes in One, Second Edition by Oliver Wendell Holmes Jr. avg rating — 5 ratings — published — 2 editions.   Nick Carter Stories #1 Septem from Street & Smith is the first issue of a issue periodical series (). The Issue is a regular column about vintage comics and .


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Justice Holmes as legal history by James Willard Hurst Download PDF EPUB FB2

Wells’ articles on Justice Oliver Wendell Holmes have appeared, among other places, in the Journal of Supreme Court History. Her new book was published in the Cambridge Historical Studies in American Law and Society series, edited by Christopher Tomlins.

Oliver Wendell Holmes Jr. (March 8, – March 6, ) was an American jurist who served as an Associate Justice of the Supreme Court of the United States from toand as Acting Chief Justice of the United States in January–February Noted for his long service, concise and pithy opinions, and deference to the decisions Justice Holmes as legal history book elected legislatures, he is one of the most widely Education: Harvard University (AB, LLB).

G. Edward White is University Professor and John B. Minor Professor of Law and History at the University of Virginia. A noted legal scholar, his books have won several awards, including a Silver Gavel Award from the American Bar Association infor Earl Warren, and the James Willard Hurst Prize of the Law and Society Association infor The Marshall Court and Cultural by: Download Justice Oliver Wendell Holmes The Shaping Years full book in PDF, EPUB, and Mobi Format, get it for read on your Kindle device, PC, phones or tablets.

Justice Oliver Wendell Holmes The Shaping Years full free pdf books. Oliver Wendell Holmes, Jr., associate justice of the United States Supreme Court, U.S. legal historian and philosopher who advocated judicial restraint.

He stated the concept of “clear and present danger” as the only basis for limiting the right of freedom of speech. Holmes was the first child of. Oliver Wendell Holmes Jr.

is among the most famous of the U.S. Supreme Court justices. Born to a prominent Boston family, Holmes was wounded at the Civil War battles of Ball’s Bluff, Antietam.

He graduated from Harvard Law School in He returned to Harvard to teach legal history, constitutional law, and jurisprudence after a brief period of private practice in partnership with his brother. A compilation of Holmes’s Harvard lectures was published in as The Common Law.

Titled The Great Dissent: How Oliver Wendell Holmes Changed His Mind-- and Changed the History of Free Speech in America, the book is a fascinating glimpse into an art that seems lost in law.

Another major contribution of the book is to analyze Holmes' path-breaking book, "The Common Law." Often said to be the greatest American law book and the most seldom read, the author carefully unfolds what Holmes was up to in writing his masterpiece (based on a series of lectures) and highlights some of the key ideas contained therein which Reviews: Discover the best Legal History in Best Sellers.

Find the top most popular items in Amazon Books Best Sellers. Oliver Wendell Holmes, Jr. was an American jurist who served on the Supreme Court of the United States from to Noted for his long service, his concise and pithy opinions, and his deference to the decisions of elected legislatures, he is one of the most widely cited United States Supreme Court justices in history, particularly for his "clear and present danger" majority opinion in /5(45).

I think the best of this work is a fine intellectual biography by G. Edward White, Justice Oliver Wendell Holmes: Law and the Inner Self (); a thorough and probing examination of Holmes’s contributions to and views on legal history in David M.

Rabban, Law’s History: American Legal Thought and the Transatlantic Turn to History ( Buck v. Bell, U.S. (), is a decision of the United States Supreme Court, written by Justice Oliver Wendell Holmes, Jr., in which the Court ruled that a state statute permitting compulsory sterilization of the unfit, including the intellectually disabled, "for the protection and health of the state" did not violate the Due Process clause of the Fourteenth Amendment to the United.

Search the world's most comprehensive index of full-text books. My library. Holmes achieved both ambitions, writing a book, “The Common Law,” that revolutionized legal thinking by arguing that judges made policy rather than simply applying the law, and that rather.

Justice Oliver Wendell Holmes, Jr. () Oliver Wendell Holmes, Jr. was born in Boston on March 8, He would live until two days short of his 94th birthday.

His father, Oliver Wendell Holmes, Sr., was a physician, a professor of medicine at Harvard, and an. “This is a gem of a book, part intellectual detective story, part judicial biography, and all composed with a flair that makes it a pleasure to read.

The revelation--it is nothing less than that--of how Justice Holmes came to write the greatest First Amendment opinion in American history is worth the attention and admiration of all.”. Edward White joined the Virginia law faculty in after a clerkship with Chief Justice Earl Warren of the Supreme Court of the United States and a year as visiting scholar at the American Bar Foundation.

He was appointed John B. Minor Professor of Law and History inand held that chair untilwhen he became David and Mary Harrison Distinguished Professor of Law. Inhe. Oliver Wendell Holmes, Jr. - Oliver Wendell Holmes, Jr.

- The Common Law: In –81 Holmes was invited to lecture on the common law at the Lowell Institute in Boston, and from these addresses developed his book The Common Law (). Here the genius of Holmes was first clearly revealed and the consistent direction of his thought made evident.

Justice Holmes’s two legacies—respecting democracy and defending the First Amendment—are in a slow-motion head-on crash. John Fabian Witt is a professor of law and history. The law embodies the story of a nation’s development through many centuries, and it cannot be dealt with as if it contained only the axioms and corollaries of a book of mathematics.

In order to know what it is, we must know what it has been, and what it tends to become. We must alternately consult history and existing theories of legislation. [I]n his role as a trial justice, Holmes was on the sharp edge of the law, seeing and hearing firsthand all of the tangled dramas of the courtroom, sizing up the honesty of often conflicting.

Who better to write a short biography of Justice Holmes than the author of the virtually definitive major biography of the Justice, "Justice Oliver Wendell Holmes: Law and the Inner Self." This short biography is part of Oxford's "Lives and Legacies" s: 7.