Supreme Court Justice Joseph Story

Statesman of the Old Republic

By R. Kent Newmyer

512 pp., 6.125 x 9.25, notes, bibl., index

  • Paperback ISBN: 978-0-8078-4164-8
    Published: August 1986
  • E-book EPUB ISBN: 978-0-8078-6402-9
    Published: January 2004
  • E-book PDF ISBN: 979-8-8908-7485-6
    Published: January 2004

Studies in Legal History

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The primary founder and guiding spirit of the Harvard Law School and the most prolific publicist of the nineteenth century, Story served as a member of the U.S. Supreme Court from 1811 to 1845. His attitudes and goals as lawyer, politician, judge, and legal educator were founded on the republican values generated by the American Revolution. Story's greatest objective was to fashion a national jurisprudence that would carry the American people into the modern age without losing those values.