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Cardozo : A Study in Reputation - 90 edition

Cardozo : A Study in Reputation (ISBN10: 0226675564; ISBN13: 9780226675565)
ISBN13: 978-0226675565
ISBN10: 0226675564

This edition has also been released as:
ISBN13: 978-0226675558
ISBN10: 0226675556

Summary: What makes a great judge? How are reputations forged? Why do some reputations endure, while others crumble? And how can we know whether a reputation is fairly deserved? In this ambitious book, Richard Posner confronts these questions in the case of Benjamin Cardozo. The result is both a revealing portrait of one of the most influential legal minds of our century and a model for a new kind of study-a balanced, objective, critical assessment of a judicial career.

''The pre
sent compact and unflaggingly interesting volume . . . is a full-bodied scholarly biography. . . .It is illuminating in itself, and will serve as a significant contribution.''-Paul A. Freund,New York Times Book Review

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Summary: What makes a great judge? How are reputations forged? Why do some reputations endure, while others crumble? And how can we know whether a reputation is fairly deserved? In this ambitious book, Richard Posner confronts these questions in the case of Benjamin Cardozo. The result is both a revealing portrait of one of the most influential legal minds of our century and a model for a new kind of study-a balanced, objective, critical assessment of a judicial career.

''The present compact and unflaggingly interesting volume . . . is a full-bodied scholarly biography. . . .It is illuminating in itself, and will serve as a significant contribution.''-Paul A. Freund,New York Times Book Review

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Edition/Copyright: 90
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Publisher: University of Chicago Press
Year Published: 1990
International: No

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