John Henry Wigmore and the rules of evidence : the hidden origins of modern law /

At the dawn of the twentieth century, the United States was reeling from the effects of rapid urbanization and industrialization. Time-honored verities proved obsolete, and intellectuals in all fields sought ways to make sense of an increasingly unfamiliar reality. The legal system in particular beg...

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Bibliographic Details
Main Author: Porwancher, Andrew
Format: Book
Published: Columbia, Missouri : University Of Missouri Press, 2016
Series:Studies in constitutional democracy
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Table of Contents:
  • 1. Wigmore's life
  • 2. Intellectual influences
  • 3. Wigmore's Treatise
  • 4. Law & society
  • 5. Judging
  • 6. Contemporary recognition
  • Epilogue