TITLE

WITH VISION AND GRACE

AUTHOR(S)
Gressman, Eugene
PUB. DATE
June 1952
SOURCE
New Republic;6/2/52, Vol. 126 Issue 22, p19
SOURCE TYPE
Periodical
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
This article focuses on the book "The Spirit of Liberty: Papers and Addresses of Learned Hand," edited by Irving Dilliard. Judge Learned Hand belongs to the great American tradition. Within him are reflected the ideals, the aspirations and the emotions which characterize the democratic, humane instincts of a free society. He possesses knowledge, wisdom, compassion, but most of all, he possesses the ability to question his own first principles, to search out the truth wherever it may seem to lead. The legal profession has long recognized these virtues in Judge Hand. Learned Hand's background was one imbued with the hard work of understanding the nature of mankind. At
ACCESSION #
14465107

 

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