The Great Dissent

Author: Thomas Healy
Publisher: Metropolitan Books
ISBN: 1429949090
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It is the story of a remarkable behind-the-scenes campaign by a group of progressives to bring a legal icon around to their way of thinking—and a deeply touching human narrative of an old man saved from loneliness and despair by a few ...

The Fundamental Holmes

Author: Oliver Wendell Holmes
Publisher: Cambridge University Press
ISBN: 0521143896
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On life and war -- General conceptions : the early writings -- The state court years : fettered freedom -- Supreme Court opinions : the early years -- Supreme Court opinions : "When a nation is at war"--Supreme Court opinions : ...

A People And A Nation

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Publisher: Houghton Mifflin College Division
ISBN: 9780618005529
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In time of war, Justice Oliver Wendell Holmes wrote, the First Amendment could
be restricted: "Free speech would not protect a man falsely shouting fire in a
theater and causing panic. ... of the press, Holmes had changed his mind and
accepted the notion that active political dissent was essential to a democratic
government. The Bolshevik Revolution, Labor Strikes, and the Red Scare The
line between wartime suppression of dissent and the postwar Red Scare is not
easily drawn.

A People And A Nation Since 1865

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Publisher: Houghton Mifflin College Division
ISBN: 9780395788844
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The producer of The Spirit of 76, a film about the American Revolution complete
with redcoats shooting min- utemen, was given a ten-year prison sentence for,
said the judge, questioning the "good faith of our ally, Great Britain." The war ... In
the interim, pressed by friends to adopt Baldwin's approach to freedom of speech
and of the press, Holmes had changed his mind and accepted the notion that
active political dissent was essential to a democratic government. The Bolshevik
 ...

The New Encyclopaedia Britannica

Author: Robert P. Gwinn
Publisher:
ISBN: 9780852294345
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There is a story that, when young Holmes announced to his father the decision to
enter the law school, the doctor said, "What's the use of that, Wendell? A lawyer
can't be a great man." There was not a deep affinity between father and son. ...
The science, philosophy, or history of law were slighted, and these, rather than
what he later called "the small change of legal thought," were what captured
Holmes's mind and drew him into the depths of a profession toward which at first
he had ...

The New Encyclopaedia Britannica

Author: Britannica Editors
Publisher: Encyclopedia Britannica Inc
ISBN: 9780852299616
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There is a story that, when young Holmes announced to his father the decision to
enter the law school, the doctor said, "What's the use of that, Wendell? A lawyer
can't be a great man." There was not a deep affinity between father and son. ...
The science, philosophy, or history of law were slighted, and these, rather than
what he later called "the small change of legal thought," were what captured
Holmes's mind and drew him into the depths of a profession toward which at first
he had ...

The New Encyclopaedia Britannica

Author: Encyclopaedia Britannica, inc
Publisher:
ISBN:
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There is a story that, when young Holmes announced to his father the decision to
enter the law school, the doctor said, “What's the use of that, Wendell? A lawyer
can't be a great man.“ There was not a deep aflinity between father and son. ...
The science, philosophy, or history of law were slighted, and these, rather than
what he later called “the small change of legal thought," were what captured
Holmes's mind and drew him into the depths of a profession toward which at first
he had ...

The Reporter

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The majority opinions determined the cases but these dissenting opinions will
determine the minds of the future. ... Most of us think of Justices Oliver Wendell
Holmes and Louis D. Brandeis as the great dissenters of the Supreme Court.
Probably, only close ... the temper of the times, but there is little doubt that history
will judge Douglas' opinions * * * together with those of Justice Hugo Black as a
major factor in preserving the liberties of the American people in the years of the
cold war.