The Common Law

Author: Oliver Wendell Holmes (Jr.)
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Published in 1881, this book established Holmes's reputation. After teaching briefly at Harvard Law School he was appointed Associate Justice of the Massachusetts Supreme Judicial Court in 1882.

Letters Of Louis D Brandeis Volume Iii 1913 1915

Author: Louis D. Brandeis
Publisher: SUNY Press
ISBN: 1438422598
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In 1880 he delivered a series of lectures at the Lowell Institute on “The Common
Law,” which, when published a year later, helped to modernize legal thinking in
the United States. Holmes argued that the vitality of the law ... Shaping Years,
1841-1870 (Cambridge, Massachusetts, 1957), and The Proving Years, 1870–
1882 (Cambridge, Massachusetts, 1963), as well as his introduction to the 1963
John Harvard Library edition of The Common Law. For an evaluation of the
relationship ...

Law In American History

Author: G. Edward White
Publisher: Oxford University Press
ISBN: 0199930988
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2 James Kent, Commentaries on American Law 465 (4th ed., 4 vols., 1840). Story
, A Treatise of the Law of Contracts Not under Seal 431 (2nd ed., 1847). O.W.
Holmes, The Common Law (Original publication date1881, John Harvard Library
edition, 2009). Id. Id., 265. Langdell was of the same opinion. “An offer... which
the party making it has no power to revoke, is a legal impossibility..Moreover, if
the stipulation should make the offer irrevocable, it would be a contract incapable
of ...

American International Law Cases 2009

Author: Oceana Editorial Board
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... history and existing theories of legislation. But the most difficult labor will be to
understand the combination of the two into new products at every stage. The
substance of the law at any given time pretty nearly corresponds, so far as it goes
, with what is then understood to be convenient; but its form and machinery, and
the degree to which it is able to work out desired results, depend very much upon
its past. Oliver Wendell Holmes, Jr., The Common Law 3–4, (John Harvard
Library ed., ...

Justice And Legal Change On The Shores Of Lake Erie

Author: Paul Finkelman
Publisher: Ohio University Press
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Oliver Wendell Holmes Jr., The Common Law (John Harvard Library) (1881;
Massachusetts: Belknap Press of Harvard University Press, 2009), 3–4. 9. See,
e.g., Mutual Film Co. v. Industrial Comm'n of Ohio, 215 F. 138 (N.D. Ohio 1914) (
upholding the state delegation to a board of censors the power to license moving
pictures to determine “moral, educational or amusing and harmless character”
ofthe film); Mugler v. Kansas, 123 U.S. 623 (1887). 10. Mugler, 123 U.S. at 623.

Essays In The History Of Early American Law

Author: David H. Flaherty
Publisher: UNC Press Books
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Chipman added “Dissertations on the Statute adopting the Common Law of
England, the Statute of Conveyances . . .” and an ... His Works, which have just
been republished in the John Harvard Library, include his lectures on law
delivered in 1790 and 1791.* The post-Revolutionary attacks on the English
common-law tradition and the alternative recommendations for codification can
be initially viewed to great advantage in the work of Joseph Hopkinson and
William Sampson.

Judging Europe S Judges

Author: Maurice Adams
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195 ibid, para57. 196 Council Directive 2003/86/EC on the right to family
reunification, [2003] OJ L251/12. 197 O and S, above n 189, para 70. 198 ibid,
para74. 199 ibid, para77. 200 ibid, para 80. 201 Ruiz Zambrano, above n 154,
para 42. 202 OW Holmes, The Common Law (Massachusetts, John Harvard
Library, 2009) 3. 203 SeeegCase C86/12 Alopka and Others (pending case) and
C87/12 Ymeraga (pending case). 2 Adjudication by Reference to General
Principles of EU Law:

The Independent Reflector Or Weekly Essays On Sundry Important Subjects More Particularly Adapted To The Province Of New York

Author: William Livingston
Publisher: Harvard University Press
ISBN: 9780674448506
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Your Vocational Credo

Author: Deborah Koehn Loyd
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Modern Peoplehood

Author: John LIE
Publisher: Harvard University Press
ISBN: 9780674013278
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