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Author Coquillette, Daniel R., author

Title On the battlefield of merit : Harvard Law School, the first century / Daniel R. Coquillette, Bruce A. Kimball
Published Cambridge, Massachusetts : Harvard University Press, 2015
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Description 1 online resource (xi, 666 pages) : illustrations
Contents The English and continental roots of American legal education -- American antecedents of Harvard Law School -- Founding a university professional school of law -- The school saved -- Joseph Story's law school in the young republic -- The Greenleaf transition -- The gathering storm -- Civil war and aftermath -- Dean Langdall, first casebooks, and Justice Holmes -- Curricular and pedagogical revolution -- Creating the "new system" of legal education -- The paths of four students -- The "new system," triumphant and invidious -- Students of color at Harvard Law School -- Beloved Dean Ames
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index
Subject Harvard Law School -- History -- 19th century.
Harvard Law School -- History -- 20th century.
Law -- Study and teaching (Higher) -- Massachusetts -- Cambridge -- History -- 19th century.
Law -- Study and teaching (Higher) -- Massachusetts -- Cambridge -- History -- 20th century.
Genre/Form History.
Form Electronic book
Author Kimball, Bruce A., 1951- author
LC no. 2015012162
ISBN 0674089065 (electronic bk)
0674967666 (alk. paper)
9780674089068 (electronic bk)
9780674967663 (alk. paper)