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" The life of the law has not been logic: it has been experience. The felt necessities of the time, the prevalent moral and political theories, intuitions of public policy, avowed or unconscious, even the prejudices which judges share with their fellow-men,... "
The Canadian Law Times - Page 773
edited by - 1914
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Annual Report of the Illinois State Bar Association

Illinois State Bar Association - Bar associations - 1887
...individual recognition than as the son of Oliver Wendall Holmes, asserts that the "life of the law lias not been logic, it has been experience. The felt necessities of the time, the prevalent moral and politic«! theories, intuitions of public policy, avowed or unconscious, even the prejudices which...
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The Juridical Review, Volume 2

Electronic journals - 1890
...The law did not begin with a theory. It has never worked one out."(a) Its life has been not logic but experience. " The felt necessities of the time, the prevalent moral and political theories, intuitions of public policy, avowed or unconscious, even the prejudices which judges these with their...
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The Common Law

Oliver Wendell Holmes - Common law - 1909 - 422 pages
...system requires a particular result, but^ it is not all. The life of the law has not been logici.lt, has been experience. The felt necessities of the time, the. prevalent moral and political theories, intuitions of public policy, avowed or unconscious, even the prejudices which judges share with their...
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A History of the American Bar

Charles Warren - Law - 1911 - 586 pages
...were derived." And, as Oliver Wendell Holmes, Jr., said in The Common Law: "The life of the law has not been logic; it has been experience. The felt necessities of the times, the prevalent moral and political theories, intuitions of public policy, avowed or unconscious...
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Select Cases on the Law of Torts: With Notes, and a Summary of ..., Volume 1

John Henry Wigmore - Torts - 1912
...said Mr. Justice Holmes, in The Common Law, "are needed besides logic; for the life of the law has not been logic; it has been experience. The felt necessities...time, — the prevalent moral and political theories, — intuitions of public policy, — even the prejudices which judges share with their fellow-men,...
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The Canada Law Journal, Volume 49

Law - 1914
...history a curious one. Looking first at the early English common law its most striking feature is tlie enormous extent to which its founders concerned themselves...even the prejudices which judges share with their fellowmen, have had a good deal more to do than the syllogism in determining the rules by which men...
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Handbook of the Association of American Law Schools and Proceedings of the ...

Association of American Law Schools. Meeting - Law - 1923
...but is influenced by society in equal measure. Upon this point I quote Mr. Justice Holmes, who says : "The felt necessities of the time, the prevalent moral and political theories, institutions of public policy, avowed or unconscious, even the prejudices which judges share with their...
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An Introduction to the Problem of Government

Westel Woodbury Willoughby, Lindsay Rogers - Political science - 1921 - 545 pages
...Methods in Due Process Cases," American Political Science Review, May, 1918. "The life of the law has not been logic; it has been experience. The felt necessities...time, the prevalent moral and political theories; institutions of public policy, even the prejudices which judges share with their fellow men, have had...
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The People's Law Bureau

William V. Rowe - 1921 - 436 pages
...Holmes, in his lectures of a generation ago on "The Common Law."8 He then wrote: "The life of the law has not been logic: it has been experience. The felt necessities of the times, the prevalent moral and political theories, intuitions of public policy, avowed or unconscious,...
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The Supreme Court in United States History, Volume 1

Charles Warren - Law - 1922
...has said : "The felt necessities of the time, the prevalent moral and political theories, intuitions of public policy, avowed or unconscious, even the prejudices which Judges share with their fellow-men, have had a good deal more to do than the syllogism in determining the rules by which men...
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