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Justice Oliver Wendell Holmes : Free Speech and the Living Constitution - H. L. Pohlman

Justice Oliver Wendell Holmes

Free Speech and the Living Constitution

Paperback

Published: 1st September 1993
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"Persuasive. A welcome addition."
--"The Journal of Legal History"

"A masterly exposition of the complex details of Holmes' Supreme Court work."
--"The Core Review"

In this work, H.L. Pohlman calls for a new interpretation of Holmes as a moderate defender of free speech, and provides a window into Holmes' basic understanding of American constitutionalism. Pohlman argues that Holmes played a crucial role in the development of the idea that the Constitution is a living entity, an idea that differed radically from nineteenth-century antecedents.

"Persuasive. A welcome addition." --The Journal of Legal History"A masterly exposition of the complex details of Holmes' Supreme Court work." --The Core Review

ISBN: 9780814766224
ISBN-10: 0814766226
Audience: General
Format: Paperback
Language: English
Number Of Pages: 278
Published: 1st September 1993
Publisher: New York University Press
Country of Publication: US
Dimensions (cm): 22.2 x 13.97  x 1.75
Weight (kg): 0.35
Edition Type: New edition