Honorable Justice: The Life of Oliver Wendell Holmes

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Dell Publishing, 1990 - Biography & Autobiography - 522 pages
The detailed and authoritative biography provides a colorful portrait both on and off the bench, of the most famous Supreme Court Justice our legal system has ever known. This well-researched biography chronicles Holmes' personal, philosophical, and judicial decisions that have helped shape our present legal environment. 16-page photograph insert.

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The importance of family and friends to U.S. Supreme Court Justice Oliver Wendell Holmes Jr. is apparent in this very readable biography of his life in and out of the courtroom. The first general ... Read full review

Contents

Fathers and Sons
3
In the Doctors Household
9
Education
18
Copyright

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