Oliver Wendell Holmes Jr.


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Noun1.Oliver Wendell Holmes Jr. - United States jurist noted for his liberal opinions (1841-1935)Oliver Wendell Holmes Jr. - United States jurist noted for his liberal opinions (1841-1935)
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Skepticism is a defining characteristic of the jurisprudence of Oliver Wendell Holmes Jr.; but is it one born of deduction or induction?
In addition, as Supreme Court Justice Oliver Wendell Holmes Jr. put it, "A word is not a crystal, transparent and unchanged; it is the skin of a living thought and may vary greatly in color and content according to the circumstances and time in which it is used." Likewise, identical policy language may be interpreted differently under a different set of facts and circumstances.
" The committee quoted Justice Oliver Wendell Holmes Jr., who wrote in U.
The OWH in Row B is not Oliver Wendell Holmes Jr., the justice on the SJC and Supreme Court, but rather his father, Oliver Wendell Holmes Sr., the doctor and writer.
Justice Oliver Wendell Holmes Jr. of the US Supreme court during the hearing of a case remarked ' this is court of law, young man, not a court of justice'.
Justice Oliver Wendell Holmes Jr. embraced it a century ago when he wrote, "The best test of truth is the power of the thought to get itself accepted in the competition of the market."
The legal pragmatism of Oliver Wendell Holmes Jr. and the Law as social system of Niklas Luhmann: a historical meeting
Not far from here lies the marker of Oliver Wendell Holmes Jr., a Civil War infantry veteran, who later rose to be a Supreme Court justice.
Justice Oliver Wendell Holmes Jr. stressed, The life of the law has not been logic; it has been experience.
"Taxes are what we pay for civilized society," said Justice Oliver Wendell Holmes Jr. But is Ireland less civilized than America because her corporate tax rate is one-third of ours?