COMMON SENSE IN LAW
Item #: 59720
Pages: 256 pp. (xiv)
Published: New York; Henry Holt and Company; 1914. Reprinted in 2006.
Subjects: JURISPRUDENCE, LEGAL EDUCATION, LEGAL HISTORY, LEGAL PROFESSION
This title by Sir Paul Vonogradoff is a sophisticatedintroduction to jurisprudence. It is notable for itssociological interpretation, which was then a recent idea inAnglo-American jurisprudence. "We know very few short books,and not many books on a larger scale, so well fitted to givelay people a just notion of the spirit of modern law, and,what is not less important, to encourage practising lawyersin maintaining a liberal and dignified view of theirprofession.": Frederick Pollock, Law Quarterly Review 30(1914) 236. This book was written for the Home UniversitySeries. These layman's guides are notable because severalwere written by distinguished authors.Reprinted by The Lawbook Exchange, Ltd.Distributed by William S. Hein & Co., Inc.
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