The Great Dissent

Author: Thomas Healy
Publisher: Metropolitan Books
ISBN: 1429949090
Size: 39.71 MB
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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 Great Dissent

Author: Thomas Healy
Publisher: Macmillan
ISBN: 0805094563
Size: 19.57 MB
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Based on newly discovered letters and memos, this riveting scholarly history of the conservative justice who became a free-speech advocate and established the modern understanding of the First Amendment reconstructs his journey from free ...

The Judge

Author: Ronald K. L. Collins
Publisher: Oxford University Press
ISBN: 0190490144
Size: 43.58 MB
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... Oliver Wendell Holmes Changed His Mind—and Changed the History of Free
Speech in America (New York: Henry Holt, ... Holmes, Natural Law and the
Supreme Court (New York: Macmillan, 1960); Thomas Healy, The Great Dissent:
How ...

Justice Oliver Wendell Holmes

Author: G. Edward White
Publisher: Oxford University Press on Demand
ISBN: 0195101286
Size: 18.87 MB
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Discusses Holmes' early life, Civil War experiences, legal career, and thirty years on the U.S. Supreme Court, and presents new information regarding his relationship with Clare Castletown

Revolutionary Dissent

Author: Stephen D. Solomon
Publisher: St. Martin's Press
ISBN: 1466879394
Size: 56.92 MB
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This is truly a revelatory work on the history of free expression in America.

The Essential Holmes

Author: Oliver Wendell Holmes
Publisher: University of Chicago Press
ISBN: 9780226675541
Size: 34.66 MB
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In this collection of his speeches, opinions, and letters, Richard Posner reveals the fullness of Holmes' achievements as judge, historian, philosopher, and master of English style.

Honorable Justice

Author: Sheldon M. Novick
Publisher: Laurel
ISBN: 9780440503255
Size: 32.64 MB
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Traces the life of America's most influential Supreme Court Justice, and describes the forces that shaped his career

I Dissent

Author: Mark V. Tushnet
Publisher: Beacon Press
ISBN: 9780807000366
Size: 75.56 MB
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A distinguished Supreme Court scholar introduces and explains sixteen influential cases from throughout the Court's history and offers a sense of what could have developed if the dissents were instead the majority opinions, looking at each ...