He was Dean of Harvard Law School from to The University of Nebraska fielded its first football team the year after Pound graduated.
There may not be so good a defence for the repetitions in these lectures; readers may be provoked by what they will consider damnable iteration; but here, too, it seemed desirable to show how, in approaching the Law from different points of view, the same truths emerge as fundamental.
The lectures were read at Columbia University in the spring of Juridical evolution and equity, by J. Although it is not often remembered now, Pound was a Roman law scholar.
He taught that subject at Nebraska, Northwestern and Harvard. Because the public believed they were in the middle of a crime epidemic, they demanded an immediate response from the police and the city authorities.
This use is best illustrated by some examples: Individual and family rights in land during the formative period of the common law, by S.
In Pound began teaching at Harvard and in became dean of Harvard Law School and served in that role until Toward improved sentencing, by S.
Higgins as a judge on the International Military Tribunal for the Far Eastwhich was conducting a war crimes trial in Tokyo, though an appointment did not eventuate.
Ginzberg, Mishpatim le-Yisrael39f. International and internal law, the primacy of the higher juridical order, by H. So long as the theory of law as will prevails, the flood of law-making will continue.
The Encyclopedia of Libertarianism. New Yorkand one of the early leaders of the movement for American Legal Realismwhich argued for a more pragmatic and public-interested interpretation of law and a focus on how the legal process actually occurred, as opposed to in his view the arid legal formalism which prevailed in American jurisprudence at the time.
The use of homely expressions and examples helps one to keep a grasp on the facts of daily life, the loss of which is the chief danger in the moral sciences. Some refections on status and freedom, by W.
Pound studied botany at the University of Nebraska in Lincoln, where he became a member of Acacia Fraternity. Two theories of "the institution," by J. Concurrent fault in the comparative law, by A. The role of a uniform legal science in the harmonisation of the continental legal systems, by K.
International and internal law, the primacy of the higher juridical order, by H.
Research in comparative law, some theoretical considerations, by W. This was in spite the fact that the number of crimes reported had only increased from to Among these were many of the great political innovators of the New Deal years.
That was in spite the fact that the number of crimes reported had increased only from to Essays in Jurisprudence in Honor of Roscoe Pound65—68, 77f. Also, a disposition by a son of his father's property before the latter's death, in payment of his father's debts or other responsibilities, was validated as an authorized disposition of money expropriated by the court for these purposes BM 16a.
According to Pound, a lawmaker acts as a social engineer by attempting to solve problems in society using law as a tool. In Pound, with George Condra, founded the Society of Innocentsthe preeminent senior honor society at Nebraska. The agencies, wishing to retain public support, complied, caring "more to satisfy popular demand than to be observant of the tried process of law.
They concluded that although the city's much publicized "crime wave" was largely fictitious and manufactured by the press, the coverage had a very real consequence for the administration of criminal justice. According to Pound, a lawmaker acts as a social engineer by attempting to solve problems in society using law as a tool.
I put my ideas into substantially their present shape a dozen years ago; I have held them in abeyance more than the prescribed nine years; but I doubt if they would ever have been published had not Columbia University done me the honor of applying the lene tormentum of an invitation to give a course of lec tures on the Carpentier Foundation.
According to Pound, these jurisprudential movements advocated "the adjustment of principles and doctrines to the human conditions they are to govern rather than to assumed first principles". But while punitive confiscation presupposes some guilt or blameworthiness on the part of the owner Tos.
On the functions and aims of the state, by G. In the perspective of legal history, the most important use made of the expropriatory powers of the court was quasi-legislative. In he was part of the founding editorial staff of the first comparative law journal in the United States, the Annual Bulletin of the Comparative Law Bureau of the American Bar Association.Hessel E.
Yntema Member of University of Michigan Law School FacultyPublications Centenary Essays Celebrating One Hundred Years of Legal Reform, edited by A. Reppy, – New York: New York University School of Law, Essays in Honor of Roscoe Pound. Ross and Olivecrona on Rights BRIAN H.
BIX1 Introduction Essays in Jurisprudence in Honor of Roscoe Pound ()especially ; see also Karl Olivecrona, Law as Fact (2nd ed., ) Essays in Jurisprudence and Philosophy (hereinafter, Hart, Essays) () Outlines of Lectures on Jurisprudence by Roscoe Pound English Common Law in the Early American Colonies by Paul Samuel Reinsch Catalogue of the Books in the Library of the Hamilton Law Association April, by Hamilton Law Association.
English jurisprudence always prided itself on the former, he maintained, but imaginative power it surely lacked.
Like Bentham, who sought “to pluck the mask of Mystery from the face of Jurisprudence” (Bentham), Holmes looked to careful analysis of law and the language used in it to expose fallacies of thought and practice.
Essays in jurisprudence in honor of Roscoe Pound / Editor: Ralph A.
Newman ; Editorial council: Earl Warren [and others] K A Analyzing law: new essays in legal theory / edited by Brian Bix.
Law Review Marks Demisesquicentennial. Contributing authors included Harry A.
Bigelow, Roscoe Pound, John H. Wigmore, and Samuel Williston. Student members included Bernard Meltzer, Harry Kalven, Albert Ehrenzweig, and Wally Blum In honor of the demisesquicentennial, Volume 75 included essays in tribute to the five most influential.Download