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COLLECTED LEGAL PAPERS

Holmes, Oliver Wendell


Item #: 59742

Pages: 316 pp.
Published: New York; Hartcourt, Brace and Howe; 1920. Reprinted in 2006.

Subjects: BIOGRAPHY/WRITINGS ON LEGAL MINDS, LEGAL EDUCATION, LEGAL HISTORY, LEGAL PROFESSION

Published in 1920, this volume contains Holmes' most famousspeeches and papers form 1885 to 1918. It was reviewed withgreat enthusiam in the major journals and law reviews.Roscoe Pound offered this assessment in "Judge Holmes'sContributions to the Science of Law," an essay-review from1921 that analyzed the place of these writings in thedevelopment of American law from the 1880s-1920: "Rereadingthem consecutively in their new form and remembering thedates of their original publication, one can but see thattheir author has done more than lead American juristicthought of the present generation. Above all others, he hasshaped the methods and ideas that are characteristic of thepresent as distinguished from the immediate past." 34Harvard Law Review :449 (1920-1921). Reprinted by TheLawbook Exch. Ltd. Distributed by William S. Hein & Co., Inc

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