The Common Law Tradition: A Collective Protrait Of Five Legal Scholars

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The Common Law Tradition examines the lives and achievements of five individuals who helped broaden the perspectives of the legal academy - Edward H. Levi, Harry Kalven, Jr., Karl Llewellyn, Philip Kurland, and Kenneth Culp Davis - and assesses the extent to which their immediate agendas were realized. What distinguished these men is that their work was practical and rooted in the law, and hence yielded concrete applications. The groups diversity, the tolerant atmosphere in which they taught and wrote, and the attachment of its individual members to empirical approaches differentiate them from todays legal scholars and make their ideas of continuing importance.
 

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Edward H Levi
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Harry Kalven Jr
79
Karl Llewellyn
149
Philip Kurland
193
Kenneth Culp Davis
251
Conclusion
305
Bibliography
327
Table of Cases
347
Index
353
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