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From Rome to the Restatement: S.P. Scott, Fred Blume, Clyde Pharr, and Roman Law in Early Twentieth Century America
Law Library Journal (2016)
  • Timothy G. Kearley
Abstract
This article describes how the classical past, including Roman law and a classics-based education, influenced elite legal culture in the United States and university-educated Americans into the twentieth century and helped to encourage Scott, Blume, and Pharr to labor for many years on their English translations of ancient Roman law. 
Keywords
  • Roman law,
  • Legal history,
  • Restatement of Laws,
  • Classics,
  • Latin,
  • Translation,
  • Legal education
Publication Date
Winter February 24, 2016
Citation Information
Timothy G. Kearley. "From Rome to the Restatement: S.P. Scott, Fred Blume, Clyde Pharr, and Roman Law in Early Twentieth Century America" Law Library Journal Vol. 108 Iss. 1 (2016) p. 55 - 76 ISSN: 0023-9283
Available at: http://works.bepress.com/timothy_g_kearley/19/
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