Brian Hawkins's scientific contributions

Publications (2)

Article
Lawyers from Justice Holmes’s day until today rally around the banner of his most famous quote, “The life of the law has not been logic: it has been experience.” Supposedly, this phrase reminds judges and other lawmakers never to let the law lose touch with the needs of ordinary people. In historical context, however, “the life of the law” says not...
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This article surveys the breadth and depth of English law applying the English common law and statutory rights to counsel. It also discusses how that law might apply in American states that have incorporated English common law.