Do Great Cases Make Bad Law

Author: Lackland H. Bloom, Jr.
Publisher: Oxford University Press (UK)
ISBN: 019976588X
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The purpose of this book is to examine 25 great cases that arose throughout the history of the Supreme Court and to attempt to determine whether Holmes was correct.

The Past And Future Of Eu Law

Author: Miguel Maduro
Publisher: Bloomsbury Publishing
ISBN: 1847315631
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The Classics of EU Law Revisited on the 50th Anniversary of the Rome Treaty
Luis Miguel Poiares Pessoa Maduro, Loïc Azoulai. 4. Pluralism. in. Marbury. and.
Van. Gend. DANIEL HALBERSTAM 'Great cases, like hard cases, make bad law',
Oliver Wendell Holmes, Jr, famously remarked in his first Supreme Court dissent.
68 For Holmes, 'great cases are called great, not by reason of their real
importance in ... But these cases do not definitively resolve the great problem of

Examining The Filibuster

Author: United States. Congress. Senate. Committee on Rules and Administration
Publisher: Government Printing Office
ISBN: 9780160872570
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Such claims, however, do illustrate how what once was an unusual and extreme
recourse to the right of extended debate has now become a routine aspect of
daily Senate life. I'm sure that the members of this committee, and especially
those who are attorneys, will recall the famous statement of Justice Oliver
Wendell Holmes in Northern Securities Co. vs. United States, 193 U.S. 197 (1904
), that "great cases, like hard cases, make bad law." Holmes went on to explain
that "great cases ...

American Trade Politics 4th Edition

Publisher: Peterson Institute
ISBN: 9780881325324
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They pressed the White House to do something for the industry. ... As David M.
Roderick of United States Steel told a press breakfast in early February, US firms
planned to file "a tremendous number" of unfair trade complaints, aiming to make
the total impact so "burdensome" that the administration, and "all players of
substance in the import game . . . would be very pleased to ... The results would
demonstrate that for trade as well, in Justice Holmes's words, "great cases make
bad law.

Employee Benefits Cases

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The one thing the Engallas should not be permitted to do, however, is to
circumvent the arbitrators altogether, The consequences of ... Jurisdictional
disputes will inevitably arise. ... Conclusion “Great cases like hard cases make
bad law.

University Of Illinois Law Forum

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Holmes directed his epigrammatic remark, “Hard cases make bad law. ...
Examples of these provisions are the following sections: 1–203, obligation of “
good faith”; 1—204, “reasonable time,” ... American lawyers, trained in the use of
equitable principles to mitigate harsh law, do not find most of these general
norms either ...

Albany Law Journal

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Great cases like hard cases make bad law. ... which even well-settled principles
of law will bend. ... We must try, I have tried, to do it with the same freedom of
natural and spontaneous interpretation that one would be sure of if the same ...

The Myth Of The Robber Barons

Author: Burton W. Folsom
Publisher: Young Americas Foundation
ISBN: 0963020315
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40 The Northern Securities decision, then, overturned the E. C. Knight case. Now
"the mere existence" of a large corporation was seen as a threat to trade and
therefore unlawful. Justice Oliver Wendell Holmes wrote a dissent which credited
this astonishing verdict to an unsophisticated, but widespread belief among the
public, in Congress, and in the courts that big corporations must necessarily be
bad ones. "Great cases," Holmes concluded, "make bad law." Meanwhile Hill had

Does Santa Exist

Author: Eric Kaplan
Publisher: Hachette UK
ISBN: 1408706059
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here'sa saying in jurisprudence that hard cases make bad law. Maybe “This ...
Admittedly, this isan odd complaint coming from philosophers—isn't livingwith
thoughts that make other people's headshurt their patentedbrand of machismo?
Me. OPEN ON YOU, with a can of soda and a hundred dollars. Enter ME. Me:
You prefer a slice of pizza to a can of soda, right? You: Yup! Me:Great. Pay me a
dollar ...

Southwick S The Law Of Healthcare Administration

Author: J. Stuart Showalter
Publisher: Health Administration Pr
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companion cases to the third edition J. Stuart Showalter ... program, though bom
of good intentions, will do more than ineffectually symbolize the Govemment's
opposition to drug use. ... In his first dissenting opinion as a Member of this Court,
Oliver Wendell Holmes observed: "Great cases. like hard cases. make bad law.