Justice Oliver Wendell Holmes

Author: G. Edward White
Publisher: Oxford University Press
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He wrote one of the classic works of American legal scholarship, The Common Law, and he served with distinction on the Supreme Court of the United States. He was actively involved in the Court's work into his nineties.

Oliver Wendell Holmes Jr

Author: G. Edward White
Publisher: Oxford University Press
ISBN: 9780199726905
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The book first sketches Holmes's early years--his childhood in Boston, his undergraduate years at Harvard (which his father and both grandfathers also attended), and his valiant service in the Civil War, during which he was severely wounded ...

Oliver Wendell Holmes Jr

Author: Susan-Mary Grant
Publisher: Routledge
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10 11 12 13 14 15 16 17 18 4 Holmes to Pollock, April 10, July 5, 1881, in Howe,
Holmes-Pollock Letters, I, 17–18; see also 18, notes 1 and 2. 5 51, Saturday
Review (London) 758 (June 11, 1881); G. Edward White, Justice Oliver Wendell
Holmes: Law and the Inner Self (New York and Oxford: Oxford University Press,
1993) 188–189. 6 Holmes to Eliot, November 1, 1881, quoted in White, Law and
the Inner Self, 198–199. 7 White, Law and the Inner Self, 202–204; James to
Henry ...

The Path Of The Law And Its Influence

Author: Steven J. Burton
Publisher: Cambridge University Press
ISBN: 9780521037464
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G. Edward White, Justice Oliver Wendell Holmes: Law and the Inner Self (New
York: Oxford University Press, 1993), 103. Ibid., 89. Holmes to Lewis Einstein, 17
June 1908, in Oliver Wendell Holmes, The Essential Holmes, ed. Richard Posner
(Chicago: University of Chicago Press, 1992), 70; Holmes to Harold Laski, 15
September 1916, in ibid., xxiv. My major argument was first formulated in “
Skepticism, Democracy, and Judicial Restraint: An Essay on the Thought of
Oliver Wendell ...

The Fundamental Holmes

Author: Oliver Wendell Holmes
Publisher: Cambridge University Press
ISBN: 0521143896
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See G. Edward White, Justice Oliver Wendell Holmes: Law and the Inner Self (
New York: Oxford University Press, 1991), at 9–14. He was also a famous
physician. See Oliver Wendell Holmes: Physician and Man of Letters, eds. Scott
H. Podolsky and Charles S. Bryan (Sagamore Beach, MA: Science History
Publications, 2009). For a thoughtful account of the relationship between Dr.
Holmes and his son, see G. Edward White, “Holmes's 'Life Plan': Confronting
Ambition, Passion, and ...

Holmes Sheehan Correspondence

Author: Oliver Wendell Holmes
Publisher: Fordham Univ Press
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Letters of Justice Oliver Wendell Holmes, Jr. and Canon Patrick Augustine
Sheehan Oliver Wendell Holmes, Patrick Augustine Sheehan David Henry
Burton. Preface. The reputation of Oliver Wendell Holmes, Jr. as a correspondent
is enhanced by this edition of his exchange of letters with Canon Patrick
Augustine ... Beacon Hill and G. Edward White's Justice Oliver Wendell Holmes:
Law and the Inner Self have all taken notice of the friendship spelled out in this
exchange Preface ...

Law S History

Author: David M. Rabban
Publisher: Cambridge University Press
ISBN: 1139788736
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712; 51 Saturday Review 758 (1881); Mark DeWolfe Howe, Justice Oliver
Wendell Holmes: The Proving Years, 1870-1882 (Cambridge, Mass.: Harvard
University Press, 1963), pp. 137, 182, 192-3, 204, 211, 228; Morton J. Horwitz,
The Transformation of American Law 1870-1960: The Crisis of Legal Orthodoxy (
New York: Oxford University Press, 1992), p. 41; G. Edward White, Justice Oliver
Wendell Holmes: Law and the Inner Self (New York: Oxford University Press,
1993), p. 112 ...

American Legal History A Very Short Introduction

Author: G. Edward White
Publisher: Oxford University Press
ISBN: 0199766002
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A concise examination of the central role of legal decisions in shaping key social issues explores topics ranging from Native American affairs and slavery to business and home life as well as how criminal and civil offenses have been ...

The Fundamental Holmes

Author: Ronald K. L. Collins
Publisher: Cambridge University Press
ISBN: 1139788558
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The First Amendment had become a 'sweeping command' totest all ideas in the
marketplace unlessthey immediately threatened the country.”By this process,
Whiteargues, Holmes's views transformed from ideas related to thecommonlaw of
criminal attempts tothe“first stage in themodernization of American freespeech
jurisprudence....”Justice Oliver Wendell Holmes: Law and the Inner Self,supra,
at433–36 (footnotes omitted). Why Holmes changedhis views– Assuming
Holmes had ...