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Collected Legal Papers

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ISBN-10: 0486454444

ISBN-13: 9780486454443

Edition: 2007

Authors: Oliver Wendell Holmes

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List price: $16.95
Copyright year: 2007
Publisher: Dover Publications, Incorporated
Publication date: 4/19/2007
Binding: Paperback
Pages: 320
Size: 7.09" wide x 8.46" long x 0.67" tall
Weight: 0.748
Language: English

A devoted physician and professor of anatomy and physiology at Harvard College for 35 years, Holmes used his literary talents to enhance his life, not to define it. Literary fame came relatively early to Holmes, when in 1830 he published a few lines of verse in a Boston newspaper in which he objected to the dismantling of the frigate Constitution, which had served its nation victoriously in the Tripolitan War and the War of 1812. The poem, "Old Ironside," was a great success, both for Holmes as a poet and in saving the frigate. However, his medical studies left Holmes little leisure for literature for the next 25 years. That changed, however, with the publication of an animated series of…    

Early English Equity, 1885
The Law. Speech, 1885
The Profession of the Law. Part of an Address, 1886
On Receiving the Degree of LL.D. Speech, 1886
The Use of Law Schools. Oration, 1886
Agency, 1891
Privilege, Malice and Intent, 1894
Learning and Science. Speech, 1895
Executors, 1895
The Bar as a Profession, 1896
Speech at Brown University, 1897
The Path of the Law, 1897
Legal Interpretation, 1899
Law in Science and Science in Law. Address, 1899
Speech at Bar Association Dinner, 1900
Montesquieu, 1900
John Marshall. From the Bench, February 4, 1901
Address at Northwestern University Law School, 1902
Economic Elements, 1904
Maitland, 1907
Holdsworth's English Law, 1909
Law and the Court. Speech, 1913
Introduction to Continental Legal Historical Series, 1913
Ideals and Doubts, 1915
Bracton, 1915
Natural Law, 1918