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Cardozo, Benjamin N.  The nature of the judicial process. New Haven: Yale University Press, (1931). 12mo (18.5 cm, 7.25") 180 pp.
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First edition, seventh printing of Cardozo's essays read at the William L. Storrs lecture series at the Yale Law School in 1921. The contents are: Lecture I. Introduction; The method of philosophy. Lecture II. The methods of history, tradition and sociology. Lecture III. The method of sociology; The judge as legislator. Lecture IV. Adherence to precedent; The subconscious element in the judicial process; and Conclusion.
        Aharon Barak has written of this work that it was "the first systematic effort by a judge to explain how judges reason [and] the first serious effort by a judge to articulate a judicial philosophy" (Harvard Law Review, 16, 23 n.18 {2002}).
        The first edition, first issue appeared in 1921, and the work has remained in demand ever since.

Publisher's blue cloth, without the d/j. Text block skewed in binding. Owner's 1932 signature on front pastedown. Pencil marks in magins throughout; pencil notes on rear pastedown. In all a good++ copy.  (39523)   Please RESHELVE This.


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