Certainty and justice; studies of the conflict between precedent and progress in the development of the law / by Frederic R. Coudert.
New York and London : D. Appleton and company, 1914.
vii, 319 pages, 1 unnumbered page ; 20 cm
Formatted Contents Note
Certainty and justice. The challenge to the Constitution. What is the matter with the law? Jury trial as an instance of constitutional development. Criminal procedure and the Constitution. The Constitution and our new peoples; citizens, subjects, nationals or aliens. The law and our industrial development. "The rule of reason." Perversion of precedent. Stare decisis. History misinterpreted. Aliens and the progress of the law. Progress of international law in treatment of political crime. The crisis of the law; professional incompetency.