Catalog

LEGAL REALISM AT YALE

Kalman, Laura


Item #: 8712

Pages: xii,314p.
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 thedevelopment of legal education in this country during theyears 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 byC.C. Langdell at Harvard University Law School in the 1870sand later supported by Roscoe Pound.Reprinted by The Lawbook Exchange, Ltd.Distributed by William S. Hein & Co., Inc.

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