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Law Without Values : The Life, Work, and Legacy of Justice Holmes, Alschuler, Albert W.
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Author Name:    Alschuler, Albert W.

Title:   Law Without Values : The Life, Work, and Legacy of Justice Holmes

Binding:   PAPERBACK

Book Condition:   New

Publisher:    University of Chicago Press 

ISBN Number:   0226015211 / 9780226015217

Seller ID:   ING9780226015217

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In recent decades, Oliver Wendell Holmes has been praised as "the only great American legal thinker" and "the most illustrious figure in the history of American law." But in Albert Alschuler's critique of both Justice Holmes and contemporary legal scholarship, a darker portrait is painted--that of a man who, among other things, espoused Social Darwinism, favored eugenics, and, as he himself acknowledged, came "devilish near to believing that might makes right."



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