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" Great cases like hard cases make bad law. For great cases are called great, not. by reas'on of their real importance in shaping the law of the future, but because of some accident of immediate overwhelming interest which appeals to the feelings and distorts... "
The Green Bag - Page 328
1904
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The Supreme Court Reporter, Volume 24

Law reports, digests, etc - 1904
...undesirable, as a rule, to express dissent, 1 feel bound to do so in this case and to give my reasons for it. Great cases, like hard cases, make bad law. For great...because of some accident of immediate overwhelming и interest which appeals to the feelings and 9 distorts the judgment. These immediate • interests...
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Transactions, Volume 14

Maryland State Bar Association - 1909
...growth and magnitude of industrial affairs has been noticed by a distinguished judge, when he says, "Great cases, like hard cases, make bad law. For great...appeals to the feelings and distorts the judgment." Let us now consider to what the Act applies — its meaning and scope; whether it stifles interstate...
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United States Reports: Cases Adjudged in the Supreme Court at ..., Volume 193

United States. Supreme Court - Courts - 1904
...undesirable, as a rule, to express dissent, I feel bound to do so in this case and to give my reasons for' it. Great cases like hard cases make bad law. For great...and distorts the judgment. These immediate interests HOLMES, J., The CHIEF JUSTICE, WHITE, PECKHAM. JJ., dissenting. J93TL 6. exercise a kind of hydraulic...
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Bulletin of the University of Wisconsin: Economics and political ..., Volume 1

Social sciences - 1904
...property. Great cases, like hard cases, make bad law, says Justice Holmes in his individual opinion ; for great cases are called great not by reason of...interest which appeals to the feelings and distorts the judgment.51 It is by no means difficult to receive the suggestion of the influence of immediate overwhelming...
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Lawyers' Reports Annotated, Book 67

Law reports, digests, etc - 1905
...highest court in the land in a famous case which has just been decided in that court: ''Great eases, like hard cases, make bad law. For great cases are...reason of their real importance in shaping the law for the future, but because of some question of an immediate, overwhelming interest which appeals to...
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A History of the Northern Securities Case

Balthasar Henry Meyer - Consolidation and merger of companies - 1906 - 349 pages
...property. Great cases, like hard cases, make bad law, says Justice Holmes in his individual opinion ; for great cases are called great not by reason of...interest which appeals to the feelings and distorts the judgment.51 It is by no means difficult to receive the suggestion of the influence of immediate overwhelming...
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A History of the Northern Securities Case

Balthasar Henry Meyer - Holding companies - 1906 - 349 pages
...property. Great cases, like hard cases, make bad law, says Justice Holmes in his individual opinion ; for great cases are called great not by reason of...interest which appeals to the feelings and distorts the judgment.51 It is by no means difficult to receive the suggestion of the influence of immediate overwhelming...
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Federal Antitrust Decisions: Adjudicated Cases and Opinions of ..., Volume 12

United States. Courts - Antitrust law - 1907
...undesirable, as a rule, to express dissent, I feel bound to do so in this case and to give my reasons for it. Great cases like hard cases make bad law. For great...immediate overwhelming interest which appeals to the feelNOBTHEBN SECURITIES CO. V. UNITED STATES. 523 White, J., The Chief Justice, Peckham, Holmes, JJ.,...
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Albany Law Journal, Volume 69

Law - 1907
...evidenced by the dissenting opinion of Mr. Justice Holmes, when he said : " Great cases, like bard cases, make bad law. For great cases are called great,...immediate overwhelming interest which appeals to the feeling and distorts the judgment. These immediate interests exercise a kind of hydraulic pressure,...
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The Journal of Political Economy

Economics - 1907
...Holmes in his dissenting opinion in the Northern Securities case, "like hard cases make bad law. The great cases are called great, not by reason of their...appeals to the feelings and distorts the judgment." Justice Holmes might have gone much farther in the application of this doctrine. Great cases disturb...
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