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A Common Law for the Age of Statutes

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$47.50 • £38.95 • €43.00

ISBN 9780674146051

Publication Date: 01/01/1985

Short

332 pages

6 x 9 inches

Oliver Wendell Holmes Lectures

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The dominance of legislatures and statutory law has put an impossible burden on the courts. Guido Calabresi thinks it is time for this country seriously to consider returning to a traditional American judicial–legislative balance in which courts would enlarge the common law and would also decide when a rule of law has seen its day and should be revised.

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