The Great Dissent

Author: Thomas Healy
Publisher: Macmillan
ISBN: 0805094563
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Based on newly discovered letters and memos, this riveting scholarly history of the conservative justice who became a free-speech advocate and established the modern understanding of the First Amendment reconstructs his journey from free ...

The Great Dissent

Author: Thomas Healy
Publisher: Metropolitan Books
ISBN: 1429949090
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It is the story of a remarkable behind-the-scenes campaign by a group of progressives to bring a legal icon around to their way of thinking—and a deeply touching human narrative of an old man saved from loneliness and despair by a few ...

Justice Oliver Wendell Holmes

Author: G. Edward White
Publisher: Oxford University Press
ISBN: 0199880212
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He wrote one of the classic works of American legal scholarship, The Common Law, and he served with distinction on the Supreme Court of the United States. He was actively involved in the Court's work into his nineties.

I Dissent

Author: Mark V. Tushnet
Publisher: Beacon Press
ISBN: 9780807000366
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A distinguished Supreme Court scholar introduces and explains sixteen influential cases from throughout the Court's history and offers a sense of what could have developed if the dissents were instead the majority opinions, looking at each ...

The Essential Holmes

Author: Oliver Wendell Holmes
Publisher: University of Chicago Press
ISBN: 9780226675541
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In this collection of his speeches, opinions, and letters, Richard Posner reveals the fullness of Holmes' achievements as judge, historian, philosopher, and master of English style.

The Judge

Author: Ronald K. L. Collins
Publisher: Oxford University Press
ISBN: 0190490144
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230–250, 358–359, 601–606 (regarding Lady Clare Castletown). Sheldon
Novick, ed., The Collected Works of Justice Holmes: Complete Public Writings
and Selected Judicial Opinions of Oliver Wendell Holmes (Chicago: University of
Chicago Press, 1995). See Oliver Wendell Holmes, Jr., Speeches (Boston: Little,
Brown, 1891). See Thomas Healy, The Great Dissenter: How Oliver Wendell
Holmes Changed His Mind—and Changed the History of Free Speech in
America (New York: ...

Law Without Values

Author: Albert W. Alschuler
Publisher: University of Chicago Press
ISBN: 9780226015200
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" In "Law without Values," Albert W. Alschuler paints a much darker picture of Justice Holmes as a distasteful man who, among other things, espoused Social Darwinism, favored eugenics, and as he himself acknowledged, came "devilish near to ...

Honorable Justice

Author: Sheldon M. Novick
Publisher: Laurel
ISBN: 9780440503255
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Traces the life of America's most influential Supreme Court Justice, and describes the forces that shaped his career

Why Societies Need Dissent

Author: Cass R. Sunstein
Publisher: Harvard University Press
ISBN: 9780674017689
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Dissenters are often portrayed as selfish and disloyal, but Sunstein shows that those who reject pressures imposed by others perform valuable social functions, often at their own expense.