Book Recommendation: The Spirit of the Common Law by Roscoe Pound

Roscoe Pound was an influential legal scholar in the early 20th century. In this book he discusses common law, which is a foundational principle of the American legal system.

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THE SPIRIT OF THE COMMON LAW is Pound’s classic 1921 study of what law means—and the concept and history of rules, judicial process, social engineering, and legal reasoning—from the Dean of Harvard Law School and given in lectures at Dartmouth College in 1921.

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