Supreme Court Justice Joseph Story: Statesman of the Old Republic

Synopsis

The primary founder and guiding spirit of the Harvard Law School and the most prolific publicist of the nineteenth century, Story served as a member of the U. S. Supreme Court from 1811 to 1845. His attitudes and goals as lawyer, politician, judge, and legal educator were founded on the republican values generated by the American Revolution. Story's greatest objective was to fashion a national jurisprudence that would carry the American people into the modern age without losing those values.

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Publisher: Place of publication:
  • Chapel Hill, NC
Publication year:
  • 1985