Learned Hand The Man and the Judge

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Learned Hand The Man and the Judge

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Rating : 4.47 (831 Votes)
Asin : 0517174057
Format Type : paperback
Number of Pages : 350 Pages
Publish Date : 2013-04-04
Language : English

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The Tenth Justice Author Gerald Gunther was one of the country's most prominent twentieth century legal scholars. He authored the authoritative constitutional law textbook and was widely regarded as most deserving of a Supreme Court justiceship, if the criteria were purely based on merit and intellectual gravitas. Gunther clerked for Learned Hand on the Second Court of Appeals from 1953 to 195The Tenth Justice T. Graczewski Author Gerald Gunther was one of the country's most prominent twentieth century legal scholars. He authored the authoritative constitutional law textbook and was widely regarded as most deserving of a Supreme Court justiceship, if the criteria were purely based on merit and intellectual gravitas. Gunther clerked for Learned Hand on the Second Court of Appeals from 1953 to 1954 and played a supporting role in the McCarthy era Remington case. He went on to clerk for Chief Justice Warren . and played a supporting role in the McCarthy era Remington case. He went on to clerk for Chief Justice Warren

. Since 1962 he has been Professor of Constitutional Law at Stanford University Law School, where he is also William Nelson Cromwell Professor of Law. Gerald Gunther served as law clerk to Judge Learned Hand and later to Chief Justice Earl Warren in the 1950s, and then entered private legal practice in New York

Hand's most enduring legacy is his advocacy of judicial restraint: repeatedly he sounded the dangers of excessive activism in unelected judges. Gunther gives us a graphic portrait of a complex and uncommon man whose thoughts and words inspired generations of Americans and continue to do so today.. This distinctive biography goes well beyond Hand's official work, however, to depict both a complex human being and the times in which he lived. In his more than fifty years on the bench, he left an unequaled legacy of lastingly influential writings. The greatest judge never to be appointed to the Supreme Court, Learned Hand is widely considered the peer of Justices Holmes, Brandeis, and Cardozo. A Masterful, moving account of the life and work of one of the great judges of the twentieth century, whose work has left a profound mark on our legal, intellectual, and social landscape. Gunther's lively account moves from Hand's childhood in a formidable (and anxiety-producing) family of lawyers to his years at Harvard as a studious outsider, his frustrating experience in private law practi

Wellington, Dean, New York Law SchoolFormer Dean, Yale Law School"The colorful and provocative record of the brilliantly creative thinking of the greatest judge and legal philosopher of recent times, told by Gunther in lucid prose that doesn't take a lawyer to understand."-- Louis Auchincloss . Griswold, Former Solicitor General of the United StatesFormer Dean, Harvard Law School"This judicious and finely nuanced biography illuminates not only the life and mind of a great jurist, but also the great issues of American society with which he grappled."-- Ronald Steel"A compelling portrait of a great judgea moving glimpse into the heart, mind, and spirit of an extraordinary accomplished, yet always agonized, human beingGunther celebrates the ennobling, inspiring vision of human liberty that shines throughout Hand's life and work."-- Nadine Strossen, President, American Civil Liberties UnionProfessor of Law, New York Law School"A vivid portrait that should appeal no

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