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Who created it? Holmes, Oliver Wendell, Jr., 1841-1935.
What's it called? The common law [electronic resource] / by Oliver Wendell Holmes, Jr.
Who published it? [United States] : Blackstone Audio, Inc. : Made available through hoopla, 2012.
Edition info! Unabridged.
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What's it like? 1 online resource (1 audio file (12hr., 52 min.)) : digital.
Performers! Read by Robert Morris.
What's it about? Oliver Wendell Holmes, Jr., is considered one of the greatest justices of the United States Supreme Court and profoundly influenced American jurisprudence, especially in the areas of civil liberties and judicial restraint. At the same time, his abilities as a prose stylist earned him a position among the literary elite. In The Common Law, derived from a series of lectures given at the Lowell Institute in Boston, he systematized his early legal doctrines, creating an enduring classic of legal philosophy that continues to be read and consulted today. Beginning with historical forms of liability, it goes on to discuss criminal law, torts, bail, possession and ownership, contracts, successions, and many other aspects of civil and criminal law. This is a lucid, accessible, and continually relevant sourcebook for students and laymen alike.
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Special stuff to know! Mode of access: World Wide Web.
Helpful subjects! Common law.
Law -- History.
More people who helped! Morris, Robert, narrator. Narrator.
hoopla digital.
Special numbers! 9781483054124 (sound recording : hoopla Audio Book)
1483054128 (sound recording : hoopla Audio Book)
Special numbers! MWT10024732
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