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Learned Hand: The Man and the Judge

Gerald Gunther

Abstract

Billings Learned Hand was one of the most influential judges in America. This book provides a complete and intimate account of the professional and personal life of Learned Hand. It conveys the substance and range of Hand's judicial and intellectual contributions. The book's author, a former law clerk for Hand, reviewed much of Hand's published work, opinions, and correspondence for the book. The book describes Hand's cases, and discusses the judge's professional and personal life as interconnected with the political and social circumstances of the times in which he lived. Born in 1872, Hand s ... More

Keywords: Learned Hand, cases, life, legacy, published work, correspondence, law, judge

Bibliographic Information

Print publication date: 2010 Print ISBN-13: 9780195377774
Published to Oxford Scholarship Online: January 2011 DOI:10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195377774.001.0001

Authors

Affiliations are at time of print publication.

Gerald Gunther, author

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