Journals Higher Education



01 March 2006

176 Pages | 6 halftones

5-1/2 x 8-1/4 inches

ISBN: 9780195305364

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Oliver Wendell Holmes Jr.

G. Edward White

Lives and Legacies

Known as the "Great Dissenter," Oliver Wendell Holmes, Jr. wrote some of the most eloquent opinions in the history of the United States 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 twentieth century. Now, in this superb short biography, G. Edward White offers readers a lively, informative portrait of this singular individual.