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11 Aug 2015, 3:19 pm by Ernster the Virtual Library Cat
Did you know that even Supreme Court Justice Oliver Wendell Holmes, Jr. didn't understand a word he heard on his first day of law school? [read post]
15 Mar 2010, 8:06 am by Lyle Denniston
He will thus become the second oldest Justice ever to have served (Justice Oliver Wendell Holmes sat until he was 90 and 10 months; he retired on January 12, 1932). [read post]
5 Jul 2016, 9:30 pm by Karen Tani
In so doing, he inspired generations of progressive jurists—among them Oliver Wendell Holmes, Jr., Benjamin Cardozo, and Felix Frankfurter—to reshape American law to meet the demands of a new era. [read post]
9 Apr 2015, 9:56 am by Joseph A. Ranney
Eastern jurists such as John Marshall, James Kent, Oliver Wendell Holmes, and Benjamin Cardozo have received the lion’s share of attention from law professors and historians over the years. [read post]
23 Nov 2016, 9:30 pm by Karen Tani
Here's the first paragraph:Every law student worth her salt has read, or at least heard of, Oliver Wendell Holmes and The Common Law.1 His formulation of the reasonable man (or, as we call it now, reasonable person) standard structures the foundation of the law school curriculum. [read post]
7 Oct 2019, 2:45 pm
Kang's "Oliver Wendell Holmes and Fixations of Manliness" undertakes a particularly charged subject in light of the #MeToo Movement and accumulating accusations of "toxic masculinity. [read post]
7 Oct 2019, 2:45 pm by Christine Corcos
Kang's "Oliver Wendell Holmes and Fixations of Manliness" undertakes a particularly charged subject in light of the #MeToo Movement and accumulating accusations of "toxic masculinity. [read post]
10 Sep 2019, 8:39 am
Kang's "Oliver Wendell Holmes and Fixations of Manliness" undertakes a particularly charged subject in light of the #MeToo Movement and accumulating accusations of "toxic masculinity. [read post]
10 Sep 2019, 8:39 am by Christine Corcos
Kang's "Oliver Wendell Holmes and Fixations of Manliness" undertakes a particularly charged subject in light of the #MeToo Movement and accumulating accusations of "toxic masculinity. [read post]
17 Jul 2020, 9:30 pm by Karen Tani
  A review of Oliver Wendell Holmes: A Life in War, Law and Ideas by Stephen Budiansky (Law.com). [read post]
23 Jan 2017, 6:30 am by Dan Ernst
Brandeis (1856-1941) and Oliver Wendell Holmes (1841-1935), Frankfurter goes on at length about the influence that his early mentor, Henry L. [read post]
30 Mar 2014, 9:30 pm by Karen Tani
In the early twentieth century, Oliver Wendell Holmes and other critics of laissez-faire constitutionalism used the judiciary’s acceptance of evangelical moral values to demonstrate that conceptions of property rights and federalism were fluid, socially constructed, and subject to modification by democratic majorities. [read post]
27 Nov 2019, 6:30 am by ernst
Thomas McIntyre Cooley (1824–1898) and Oliver Wendell Holmes (1841–1935): The Arc of American Tort TheoryJohn CP Goldberg and Benjamin C Zipursky3. [read post]
28 Mar 2019, 8:56 am by Ronald Collins
Budiansky: Thank you, Ron, and glad to have the opportunity to answer your questions about my new biography of Oliver Wendell Holmes. [read post]
18 Mar 2013, 9:00 am by Dan Ernst
  They include Henry Adams, John Norton Pomeroy, James Bradley Thayer, Melville Madison Bigelow, Oliver Wendell Holmes, Jr., James Coolidge Carter, Thomas Cooley, Christopher Tiedeman, and Roscoe Pound.Here are some of the blurbs:"This is a pioneering study of American historical jurisprudence in the late nineteenth century. [read post]
12 Oct 2010, 3:38 pm by Sean Patrick Donlan
Oliver Wendell Holmes told English jurist Frederick Pollock that he considered Ehrlich’s Fundamental Principles “the best book on legal subjects by any living continental jurist.” [read post]
14 Sep 2016, 8:00 am by Ilya Somin
A good example is Oliver Wendell Holmes, Jr., who was lionized by a generation of progressives and, thereafter, by generations of Harvard Law professors and students. [read post]
22 Aug 2006, 7:16 am
  And I'll throw in a quote by Oliver Wendell while I'm at it: "The life of the law has not been logic: it has been experience. [read post]
12 Aug 2009, 1:49 pm
" See Lawyers Seek Green Acres Life Through Iowa Farming Program by Debra Cassens Weiss.Those of us old enough to remember Green Acres recall Eddie Arnold portraying a New York City lawyer named Oliver Wendell Douglas who gives up his successful practice to purchase a run-down farm. [read post]