Oliver Wendell Holmes, Jr

Oliver Wendell Holmes, Jr

Soldier, Scholar, Judge

Book - 1989
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Aichele (political science, Juniata College, Pennsylvania) attempts to discard the many mythical Holmeses by returning to the historical record to find the authentic one. Not an easy task. Annotation copyrighted by Book News, Inc., Portland, OR
Publisher: Boston : Twayne Publishers, 1989
ISBN: 9780805777666
0805777660
9780805777840
0805777849
Characteristics: xi, 212 p., [10] p. of plates : ill. ; 24 cm

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Aug 25, 2012

This biography is different than most biographies that I've read of judges. Rather than focusing on Holmes's rulings and jurisprudence, Aichele explores his motivations and desires. Still, I would have liked a connection between the two, because I am interested in the cases as much as the person.

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