The Common Law (Annotated) (Paperback)
Differentiated book- It has a historical context with research of the time-The Common Law by Oliver Wendell HolmesThe purpose of realizing this historical context is to approach the understanding of a historical epoch from the elements provided by the text. Hence the importance of placing the document in context. It is necessary to unravel what its author or authors have said, how it has been said, when, why and where, always relating it to its historical moment.Oliver Wendell Holmes Jr. (March 8, 1841 - March 6, 1935) was an American jurist who served as Associate Justice of the United States Supreme Court from 1902 to 1932, and as President of the Acting Supreme Court of the United States in January. February 1930. Noted for his long service, his concise and concise opinions, and his deference to the decisions of elected legislatures, he is one of the most widely cited judges of the United States Supreme Court in history, particularly for his "clear and present danger" opinion. for a unanimous court in the case of Schenck v. United States of 1919, and is one of the most influential American common law judges, honored throughout his life in Britain and in the United States.