Justice Oliver Wendell Holmes: Law and the Inner Self

Justice Oliver Wendell Holmes: Law and the Inner Self

by G. Edward White
     
 

ISBN-10: 0195101286

ISBN-13: 9780195101287

Pub. Date: 11/28/1995

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.  See more details below

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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:
11/28/1995
Edition description:
New Edition
Pages:
648
Product dimensions:
9.19(w) x 6.25(h) x 1.65(d)

Table of Contents

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

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