Join our mailing list!

Official PayPal Seal

(Your shopping cart is empty)

  Home > Diane Publishing Books >

Oliver Wendell Holmes, Jr.: Lives and Legacies
Known as the “Great Dissenter,” Oliver Wendell Hol

Our Price: $18.00
By G. Edward White (au)
Year: 2006
Pages: 161
Binding Hardcover
ISBN 195305361

Product Code: 142239297X

Known as the “Great Dissenter,” Oliver Wendell Holmes, Jr. wrote some of the most eloquent opinions in the history of the U.S. Supreme Court. A brilliant legal mind who served on the high court into his nineties, Holmes was responsible for some of the most important judicial opinions of the 20th century. This superb short biography focuses on Holmes’s remarkable 30-year service as a Supreme Court Justice, beginning in 1902 Details his most significant cases, which limited working hours, set a mandatory minimum wage, protected women’s rights, legalized labor unions, & defined freedom of speech. These decisions -- as well as his landmark treatise “The Common Law” -- are highly regarded to this day. “An ideal intro. to a towering figure in American law.”

Share your knowledge of this product with other customers... Be the first to write a review
Diane Publishing Co
PO Box 617
Darby, PA 19023-0617
 About Us
 Become an Affiliate
 Privacy Policy
 Send Us Feedback
Company Info | Advertising | Product Index | Category Index | Help | Terms of Use
Copyright � 2004 Diane Publishing Company. All Rights Reserved.
Built with Volusion