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Patterns of American jurisprudence

Patterns of American jurisprudence

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Edition Details

  • Creator or Attribution (Responsibility): Neil Duxbury
  • Language: English
  • Jurisdiction(s): England
  • Publication Information: Oxford : Clarendon Press ; New York : Oxford University Press, 1995
  • Publication Type (Medium): History
  • Material: Internet resource
  • Type: Book, Internet Resource
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VIII, 520 pages ; 24 cm

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Useful for students learning an area of law, Patterns of American jurisprudence 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: Neil Duxbury.
  • Publication Date: 1995
  • Country/State: England
  • Number of Editions: 24 editions
  • First edition Date: 1995
  • Last edition Date: 2001
  • Languages: English, Spanish, German
  • Awards: Winner of SPTL Prize for Outstanding Legal Scholarship 1996.
  • Library of Congress Code: KF380
  • Dewey Code: 349.73
  • ISBN: 019825850X 9780198258506
  • OCLC: 31131921

Main Contents

Introduction: Jurisprudence as Intellectual History
The Challenge of Formalism
The Evolution of a Mood
Lawyers for the Future
Finding Faith in Reason
Economics in Law
Uses of Critique.

Summary Note

This study offers a comprehensive analysis of American jurisprudence from its emergence in the later stages of the 19th century through to the present day. This book is intended for scholars and advanced students of American jurisprudence, legal theory and legal history.

Table of Contents

Introduction: Jurisprudence as Intellectual History
1. The Challenge of Formalism
2. The Evolution of a Mood
3. Lawyers for the Future
4. Finding Faith in Reason
5. Economics in Law
6. Uses of Critique

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