Henry Friendly Greatest Judge of His Era

In this first, comprehensive biography of Friendly, Dorsen opens a unique window onto how a judge of this caliber thinks and decides cases, and how Friendly lived his life.

Henry Friendly  Greatest Judge of His Era

Henry Friendly is frequently grouped with Oliver Wendell Holmes, Louis Brandeis, Benjamin Cardozo, and Learned Hand as the best American jurists of the twentieth century. In this first, comprehensive biography of Friendly, Dorsen opens a unique window onto how a judge of this caliber thinks and decides cases, and how Friendly lived his life.

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Henry Friendly, Greatest Judge of His Era
Language: en
Pages: 512
Authors: David M. Dorsen
Categories: Biography & Autobiography
Type: BOOK - Published: 2012-04-10 - Publisher: Harvard University Press

Henry Friendly is frequently grouped with Oliver Wendell Holmes, Louis Brandeis, Benjamin Cardozo, and Learned Hand as the best American jurists of the twentieth century. In this first, comprehensive biography of Friendly, Dorsen opens a unique window onto how a judge of this caliber thinks and decides cases, and how
Cases and Materials on Torts
Language: en
Pages: 1392
Authors: Richard A. Epstein, Catherine M. Sharkey
Categories: Law
Type: BOOK - Published: 2020-02-20 - Publisher: Wolters Kluwer

Cases and Materials on Torts preserves historical and conceptual continuity between the present and the past, while addressing the most significant contemporary controversies in such fast-moving areas like public nuisance, global warming, and product liability, with new litigation against internet providers. Toward these dual ends, Richard A. Epstein and Catherine
The Chief
Language: en
Pages: 432
Authors: Joan Biskupic
Categories: Biography & Autobiography
Type: BOOK - Published: 2019-03-26 - Publisher: Hachette UK

An incisive biography of the Supreme Court's enigmatic Chief Justice, taking us inside the momentous legal decisions of his tenure so far. John Roberts was named to the Supreme Court in 2005 claiming he would act as a neutral umpire in deciding cases. His critics argue he has been anything
Divergent Paths
Language: en
Pages: 414
Authors: Richard A. Posner
Categories: Law
Type: BOOK - Published: 2016 - Publisher: Harvard University Press

Judges and legal scholars talk past one another, if they have any conversation at all. Academics criticize judicial decisions in theoretical terms, which leads many judges to dismiss academic discourse as divorced from reality. Richard Posner reflects on the causes and consequences of this widening gap and what can be
Derailed by Bankruptcy
Language: en
Pages: 153
Authors: Howard H. Lewis
Categories: Transportation
Type: BOOK - Published: 2016-01-04 - Publisher: Indiana University Press

What happened when the US government stopped investing in railroads and started investing in highways and air travel? By the late 1970s, six major eastern railroads had declared bankruptcy. Although he didn't like trains, Howard H. Lewis became the primary lawyer for the Reading Railroad during its legendary bankruptcy case.