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LAW AS LOGIC AND EXPERIENCE

Radin, Max


Item #: 8116

Pages: ix, 171 pp.
Published: New Haven; Yale University Press; 1940. Reprinted in 2000.

Subjects: BIOGRAPHY/WRITINGS ON LEGAL MINDS, JURISPRUDENCE, LEGAL ANECDOTES

Although this volume does not purport to be a seriouscontribution to legal science or to legal philosophy, it isfull of the mellow wisdom, the gracious erudition, theprovoking phrase, and the human sympathy that make almostanything that Max Radin says or writes worth pondering. Itpresents a series of lectures on two texts: The dictum ofCoke, J. "Reason is the life of law," and the dissentingopinion of Holmes, J., "The life of the law has not beenlogic, it has been experience." Felix S. Cohen, Harvard LawReview 54:711.Reprinted by The Lawbook Exchange, Ltd.Distributed by William S. Hein & Co., Inc.

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