Friday, May 15, 2009

The Leiter Poll: Top Legal Thinkers in the Twentieth Century

Mary and I are having busy weekends, so the postings will be thin. In the interim, check out the results of Leiter's poll of The Most Important Legal Thinkers in American Law of the Past Century. No surprise: Holmes is number 1--but wasn't his best work done before 1909? The Common Law, "The Path of the Law," and "Privilege, Malice and Intent" all date from the nineteenth century.