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Justice Oliver Wendell Holmes: Law and the Inner Self
     

Justice Oliver Wendell Holmes: Law and the Inner Self

by G. Edward White
 

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ISBN-10: 0195101286

ISBN-13: 9780195101287

Pub. Date: 12/28/1995

Publisher: Oxford University Press, USA

White goes beyond the labels to give readers a rounded portrait of this remarkable jurist. Covering Holmes' early life and time at Harvard, his ambivalent relationship with his father, and Civil War service, White also examines Holmes' childless marriage and his reputation as a preeminent legal figure. 14 halftones. Map.

Overview

White goes beyond the labels to give readers a rounded portrait of this remarkable jurist. Covering Holmes' early life and time at Harvard, his ambivalent relationship with his father, and Civil War service, White also examines Holmes' childless marriage and his reputation as a preeminent legal figure. 14 halftones. Map.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780195101287
Publisher:
Oxford University Press, USA
Publication date:
12/28/1995
Edition description:
New Edition
Pages:
648
Product dimensions:
9.19(w) x 6.25(h) x 1.65(d)

Table of Contents

Introduction3
Chapter 1Heritage7
Chapter 2The Civil War49
Chapter 3Friendships, Companions, and Attachments, 1864-188287
Chapter 4Coming to Maturity: Early Legal Scholarship112
Chapter 5The Common Law148
Chapter 6"An All Round View of the Law," 1882-1902196
Chapter 7Travel and Romance225
Chapter 8The Supreme Judicial Court of Massachusetts253
Chapter 9The Supreme Court, 1903-1916298
Chapter 10Recognition354
Chapter 11The Supreme Court, 1917-1931: The "Progressive" Judge378
Chapter 12The Supreme Court, 1917-1931: Free Speech412
Chapter 13Aging455
Chapter 14A Concluding Assessment476
AppendixHolmes' Secretaries489
Notes491
Bibliographical Essay589
Index609

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