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Vol 21 No 9 Sept/Oct 2016

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Goode on Commercial Law

Edited by: Ewan McKendrick
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The Legacy of Oliver Wendell Holmes, Jr

Edited by: Robert W Gordon

ISBN13: 9780748603794
ISBN: 0748603794
Published: December 1992
Publisher: Edinburgh University Press
Country of Publication: UK
Format: hardback
Price: Out of print

This enigmatic jurist still compells attention from lawyers and judges and is currently enjoying a revival of interest.

Oliver Wendell Jones Jr (1841-1935) is remembered not only for his quotable aphorisms - "every idea is an incitement" - but also for his ability to combine intellectual theory with the tedious practical details of legal doctrine.

This book analyzes his work and helps explain the influence Holmes has had on the modern legal profession.