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American legal realism

American legal realism

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Edition Details

  • Creators or Attribution (Responsibility): William W. Fisher, Thomas Reed
  • Language: English
  • Jurisdiction(s): New York (State)
  • Publication Information: New York : Oxford University Press, 1993
  • Publication Type (Medium): History, Aufsatzsammlung
  • Material: Internet resource
  • Type: Book, Internet Resource
  • Permalink: http://books.lawi.us/american-legal-realism/ (Stable identifier)

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XV, 326 pages ; 24 cm

Purpose and Intended Audience

Useful for students learning an area of law, American legal realism is also useful for lawyers seeking to apply the law to issues arising in practice.

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Bibliographic information

  • Publisher: Oxford University Press
  • Responsable Person: edited by William W. Fisher III, Morton J. Horwitz, Thomas Reed.
  • Publication Date: 1993
  • Country/State: New York (State)
  • Number of Editions: 10 editions
  • First edition Date: 1993
  • Last edition Date: 1993
  • Languages: English
  • Library of Congress Code: KF379
  • Dewey Code: 349.73
  • ISBN: 0195071220 9780195071221 0195071239 9780195071238
  • OCLC: 26807503

Main Contents

1. Antecedents. The Common Law (1881) / Oliver Wendell Holmes. “The Origin and Scope of the American Doctrine of Constitutional Law” (1893) / James B. Thayer. “The Path of the Law” (1897) / Oliver Wendell Holmes. Lochner v. New York (1905) (Holmes, J., dissenting). “Liberty of Contract” (1909) / Roscoe Pound. The Nature and Sources of the Law (1909) / John Chipman Gray. “Law in Books and Law in Action” (1910) / Roscoe Pound. “Some Fundamental Legal Conceptions as Applied in Judicial Reasoning” (1913) / Wesley Newcomb Hohfield
2. The Struggle over the Meaning of Realism. “A Realistic Jurisprudence
The Next Step” (1930) / Karl N. Llewellyn. “The Call for a Realist Jurisprudence” (1931) / Roscoe Pound. “Some Realism About Realism
Responding to Dean Pound” (1931) / Karl N. Llewellyn
3. Contracts and the Market. “Offer and Acceptance, and Some of the Resulting Legal Relations” (1917) / Arthur L. Corbin. “The Standardizing of Contracts” (1917) / Nathan Isaacs. “What Price Contract?
An Essay in Perspective” (1931) / Karl N. Llewellyn. “The Reliance Interest In Contract Damages” (1936-1937) / L.L. Fuller and William R. Perdue, Jr.
4. The Critique of the Public/Private Distinction. “Coercion and Distribution in a Supposedly Non-Coercive State” (1923) / Robert L. Hale. “Property and Sovereignty” (1927) / Morris R. Cohen. “Law Making by Private Groups” (1937) / Louis L. Jaffe. M. Witmark & Son v. Fred Fisher Music Co. (1942) (Frank, J., dissenting)
5. Law and Organizational Society. Vegelahn v. Guntner (1896). “The Basis of Vicarious Liability” (1917) / Harold J. Laski. International News Service v. Associated Press (1918). “The Historic Background of Corporate Legal Personality” (1926) / John Dewey. The Modern Corporation and Private Property (1932) / Adolf A. Berle and Gardiner C. Means. The Administrative Process (1938) / James M. Landis
6. Legal Reasoning. The Nature of the Judicial Process (1921) / Benjamin N. Cardozo. Pennsylvania Coal Company v. Mahon (1922). “Logical Method and Law” (1924) / John Dewey. The Theory of Judicial Decision: Or How Judges Think” (1925) / Max Radin. “A Return to Stare Decisis” (1928) / Herman Oliphant. “The Judgment Intuitive: The Function of the 'Hunch' in Judicial Decision” (1929) / Joseph C. Hutcheson, Jr. Law and the Modern Mind (1930) / Jerome Frank. “Transcendental Nonsense and the Functional Approach” (1935) / Felix S. Cohen. “Remarks on the Theory of Appellate Decision and the Rules or Canons About How Statutes Are to Be Construed” (1950) / Karl N. Llewellyn
7. Law as Social Science. Brief for Defendant in Error, Muller v. Oregon (1908) / Louis Brandeis and Josephine Goldmark. “Scientific Method and the Law” (1927) / Walter W. Cook. The Cheyenne Way (1941) / Karl N. Llewellyn and E. Adamson Hoebel. “Law and Learning Theory: A Study in Legal Control” (1943) / Underhill Moore and Charles C. Callahan
8. Legal Education and Legal Scholarship. Summary of Studies in Legal Education (1929) / Edited by Herman Oliphant. “Institute Priests and Yale Observers
A Reply to Dean Goodrich” (1936) / Thurman W. Arnold. “Goodbye to Law Reviews” (1936) / Fred Rodell.

Table of Contents

I. Antecedents
The Common Law (1881), Oliver Wendell Holmes
“The Origin and Scope of the American Doctrine of Constitutional Law” (1893), James B. Thayer
The Path of the Law (1897), Oliver Wendell Holmes
Lochner v. New York (1905) (Holmes, J., dissenting)
“Liberty of Contract” (1909), Roscoe Pound
The Nature and Sources of the Law (1909), John Chipman Gray
“Law in Books and Law in Action” (1910), Roscoe Pound
“Some Fundamental Legal Conceptions as Applied in Judicial Reasoning” (1913), Wesley Newcomb Hohfeld
II. The Struggle over the Meaning of “Realism”
“A Realistic Jurisprudence–The Next Step” (1930), Karl N. Llewellyn
“The Call for Realist Jurisprudence” (1931), Roscoe Pound
“Some Realism About Realism–Responding to Dean Pound” (1931), Karl N. Llewellyn
III. Law and the Market
“Offer and Acceptance, and Some of the Resulting Legal Relations” (1917), Arthur L. Corbin
“The Standardizing of Contracts” (1917), Nathan Isaacs
“What Price Contract?–An Essay in Perspective” (1931), Karl N. Llewellyn
“The Reliance Interest in Contract Damages” (1936-1937), L.L. Fuller and William R. Purdue, Jr.
IV. The Critique of the Public/Private Distinction
“Coercion and Distribution in a Supposedly Non-Coercive State” (1923), Robert L. Hale
“Property and Sovereignty” (1927), Morris R. Cohen
“Law Making by Private Groups” (1937), Louis L. Jaffe
M. Witmark & Sons v. Fred Fisher Music Co. (1942) (Frank, J., dissenting)
V. Law and Organizational Society
Vegelahn V. Guntner (1896)
” The Basis of Vicarious Liability” (1917), Harold J. Laski
International News Service v. Associated Press (1918)
“The Historic Background of Corporate Legal Personality” (1926), John Dewey
The Modern Corporation and Private Property (1932), Adolf A. Berle and Gardiner C. Means
The Administrative Process (1938), James M. Landis
VI. Legal Reasoning
The Nature of the Judicial Process (1921), Benjamin M. Cardozo
Pennsylvania Coal Company v. Mahon (1922)
“Logical Method and Law” (1924), John Dewey
The Theory of Judicial Decision: Or How Judges Think” (1925), Max Radin
“A Return to Stare Decisis” (1928), Herman Oliphant
“The Judgement Intuitive: The Function of the 'Hunch' in Judicial Decision” (1929), Joseph C. Hutcheson, Jr.
Law and the Modern Mind (1930), Jerome Frank
“Transcendental Nonsense and the Functional Approach” (1935), Felix S. Cohen
“Remarks on the Theory of Apellate Decision and the Rules or Canons About How Statutes Are to Be Construed” (1950), Karl N. Llewellyn
VII. Law as Social Science
Brief Defendant in Error, Muller v. Oregon (1908), Louis Brandeis and Josephine Goldmark
“Scientific Method and the Law” (1927), Walter W. Cook
The Cheyenne Way (1941), Karl N. Llewellyn and E. Anderson Hoebel
“Law and Learning Theory: A Study in Legal Control” (1943), Underhill Moore and Charles C. Callahan
VIII. Legal Education and Legal Scholarship
Summary of Studies in Legal Education (1929), Herman Oliphant, ed.
“Institute Priests and Yale Observers–A Reply to Dean Goodrich” (1936), Thurman W. Arnold
“Goodbye to Law Reviews” (1936), Fred Rodell
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