LEGAL REALISM AT YALE
Item #: 8712
Published: Chapel Hill; University of North Carolina Press; 1986.
Subjects: JURISPRUDENCE, LEGAL HISTORY
The history of the concept of legal realism as it evolvedat Yale University Law School is, in fact, a history of the development of legal education in this country during the years 1927-1960, as Kalman shows in this important study. The realists' attention toward the importance of the role oflitigation, the practitioner, judges, and judicial reasoning,and the judiciary in a societal context represented adeparture from the scientific casebook method espoused by C.C. Langdell at Harvard University Law School in the 1870s and later supported by Roscoe Pound. Reprinted by The Lawbook Exchange, Ltd. Distributed by William S. Hein & Co., Inc.
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