successful appellate attorney who made a name before the Nebraska Supreme Court.
These two essays mark the beginning of research on the historical
contributions of the legalists of the Great Plains. There remains much more
to be uncovered and analyzed in order to understand the full history of the
lawyers and legal thinkers of the region.
See Roscoe Pound, "Mechanical Jurisprudence," Columbia Law Review 8
( July, 1908): 605-23; Edward A. Purcell, "American Jurisprudence between the
Wars: Legal Realism and the Crisis of Democratic Theory," American Historical
Review 75 ( April, 1969): 424-46.
Karl Llewellyn and
E. Adamson Hoebel, The Cheyenne Way: Conflict and
Case Law in Primitive Jurisprudence (Norman: University of Oklahoma Press, 1941).
Karl Llewellyn, "A Realistic Jurisprudence--The Next Step," Columbia
Law Review 30 ( April, 1930): 431-65; Purcell, "American Jurisprudence."
Andrew B. Koszewski, "William Jennings Bryan's Law Practice in Nebraska, 1887-1891," M.A. Thesis, University of Nebraska-Lincoln, 1991.
C. Robert Haywood, Cowtown Lawyers: Dodge City and Its Attorneys,
1876-1886 (Norman: University of Oklahoma Press, 1988).
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Book title: Law and the Great Plains:Essays on the Legal History of the Heartland.
Contributors: John R. Wunder - Editor.
Publisher: Greenwood Press.
Place of publication: Westport, CT.
Publication year: 1996.
Page number: 95.
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