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Vol 22 No 11 Nov/Dec 2017

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Law Without Values

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Albert W. AlschulerWilson-Dickinson Professor of Law, University of Chicago, USA

ISBN13: 9780226015217
ISBN: 0226015211
Published: June 2002
Publisher: The University of Chicago Press
Format: Paperback
Price: £22.50

In recent decades, Oliver Wendell Holmes has been praised as ""the only great American legal thinker"" and ""the most illustrious figure in the history of American law."" But in Albert Alschuler's critique of both Justice Holmes and contemporary legal scholarship, a darker portrait is painted - that of a man who, among other things, espoused Social Darwinism, favored eugenics, and, as he himself acknowledged, came ""devilish near to believing that might makes right.""

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