Nature of the Judicial Process / Edition 1

Nature of the Judicial Process / Edition 1

by Benjamin N. Cardozo
ISBN-10:
0300000332
ISBN-13:
2900300000336
Pub. Date:
09/28/1960
Publisher:
Yale University Press
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Nature of the Judicial Process / Edition 1

In this famous treatise, Benjamin N. Cardozo, from 1932-1938 Associate Justice of the United States Supreme Court, describes in simple and understandable language the conscious and unconscious processes by which a judge decides a case. He discusses this sources of information to which he appeals for guidance and analyzes the contribution that considerations of precedent, logical consistency, custom, and standards of justice and morals have in shaping his decisions.

Product Details

ISBN-13: 2900300000336
Publisher: Yale University Press
Publication date: 09/28/1960
Series: The Storrs Lectures Series
Edition description: New Edition
Pages: 180
Product dimensions: 6.00(w) x 1.25(h) x 9.00(d)

Table of Contents

Lecture I. Introduction. The Method of Philosophy
Lecture II. The Methods of History, Tradition and Sociology
Lecture III. The Method of Sociology. The Judge as a Legislator
Lecture IV. Adherence to Precedent. The Subconscious Element in the Judicial Process. Conclusion

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