The Path of the Law is the single most important essay about law ever written The perfect gift for anyone who ever entered law school, it defines the responsibilities of the legal profession from one of law s greatest practitioners.
The Path of the Law Little Books of Wisdom The Path of the Law is the single most important essay about law ever written The perfect gift for anyone who ever entered law school it defines the responsibilities of the legal profession from one
This is actually a Law Review article that must have been published in book format later I found it on Dailylit a website that e mails you segments of books everyday so you can read a book even if you don t think you have time They have a ton of old classics for free because they are now in the public domain but new books you can purchase to read I chose to read this one as my first book because it was short only 10 installments and I thought that would be a good way to try the website out It wa [...]
A small but interesting work Holmes is worth reading if for no other reasons than he displays the best AND worst of the United States intellectual presuppositions in the height of the Progressive Era.
Unconvinced by Holmes argument that the study of Roman law is of little use but that the second stage of mastering the law is to learn its history.Also seemingly a shifting purpose from jurisprudential to educative
Important, but not world changing.
giving it this rating because I know how transformational and paramount this speech was in the 1800s.However, gave it 4 because it was hard as hell to understand I had to consult a lot of resources on the world wide web to understand it Still a great speech Mr Holmes is a genius.
Big WordsI m a too stupid to read this required thirteen words to complete this honest review These are they.
Stimulating As I ve not read anything else of the like, I can make no comparison of the subject matter However, if when I read other treatises on law, I m sure I ll refer to this pamphlet.
Compelling case against natural law Still relevant 120 years later.