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Supreme Court Justice Oliver Wendell Holmes is the most celebrated figure in American law, a prominent man of letters, and a leading figure in the  political and intellectual history of the nation.  Join him in his travels, his labors and his passionate friendships and flirtations in America and Great Britain.


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                Justice: The Life of Oliver Wendell Holmes

Honorable Justice: The Life of Oliver Wendell Holmes

"One opens the book with high hopes, and as chapter follows masterly chapter the hopes mature ito admiration of author and awe of subject. . . When at last Mr. Novick records the death of Holmes . . . he shocks us into something like grief."  -- Edmund Morris, in The New York Times Book Review

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The Constitutional
Monarchy Page

the Collected
              Works of Justice Holmes

The Collected Works of Justice Holmes: Complete Public Writings

and Selected Judicial Opinions of Oliver Wendell Holmes

Edited, with an introductory essay, by Sheldon M. Novick
(Volumes I - III, Holmes's books, essays and addresses.)

"The greatest virtue of this collection is what it shows us about the age in which Holmes lived and how a very intelligent and public- spirited lawyer reacted to those times." -- [London] Times Higher Education Supplement

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