Oliver Wendell Holmes

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United States writer of humorous essays (1809-1894)


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Appointed in 1902, Justice Oliver Wendell Holmes was one of the Supreme Court's earliest and most influential advocates of judicial deference.
Justice Oliver Wendell Holmes famously suggested as much in his Lochner dissent.
It had been used by two former Presidents, 19th Century Supreme Court Judge Oliver Wendell Holmes and is also attributed to Cicero around 64BC.
In his work, The Poet at the Breakfast Table, the great poet and scholar of medicine, Oliver Wendell Holmes, Sr.
Oliver Wendell Holmes: Physician and Man of Letters is an anthology of essays by learned authors discussing physician, author, and poet Oliver Wendell Holmes (1809-1894), whose distinguished colleagues included the legendary Ralph Waldo Emerson and Henry Wadsworth Longfellow.
As Oliver Wendell Holmes once wrote, freedom of speech does not mean the freedom to falsely shout fire in a crowded theatre.
In his majority opinion, Justice Oliver Wendell Holmes dismissed Buck, her mother, and her daughter as "mental defectives" and declared, "Three generations of imbeciles are enough.
Even such a luminary as Justice Oliver Wendell Holmes accepted limitations to freedom of speech in wartime, saying, "When a nation is at war, many things that might be said in time of peace .
And Rosen contrasts the warm and gregarious John Harlan, whose opinions later blazed a path for the civil rights movement, against fellow Civil War veteran Oliver Wendell Holmes.
Oliver Wendell Holmes International Middle School in Northridge was one of four in the state named Schools to Watch for their focus on academic excellence, according to O'Connell's office.
Sunstein identifies Justice Oliver Wendell Holmes as a majoritarian but says there are no consistent majoritarians on today's Supreme Court.
On the other hand, he cannot accept a positivist approach like that of Oliver Wendell Holmes, an approach in which rights rest purely on the dictates of political authority.
Quotable: "Man's mind, once stretched by a new idea, never regains its original dimensions," by Oliver Wendell Holmes.
There are major entries on Arthur Conan Doyle, William Somerset Maugham, Francis Brett Young and Arthur Joseph Cronin and plenty of other notables in John Keats, Oliver Goldsmith, Tobias Smollett, C S Forester, Oliver Wendell Holmes and Sir Robert Bridges.