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John B. West: Founder of the West Publishing Company

American Journal of Legal History, Vol. 50, No. 1, 2010

NSU Shepard Broad Law Center Research Paper No. 10-003

23 Pages Posted: 12 Apr 2010  

Robert M. Jarvis

Nova Southeastern University - Shepard Broad College of Law

Date Written: March 1, 2010

Abstract

Explores the career of John B. West (1852-1922), founder of the West Publishing Company, and discusses the reasons why he has become a forgotten man, ignored by the company that bears his name and all but unknown in the profession he single-handedly revolutionized.

Keywords: John B. West, West Publishing Company, career

JEL Classification: K10

Suggested Citation

Jarvis, Robert M., John B. West: Founder of the West Publishing Company (March 1, 2010). American Journal of Legal History, Vol. 50, No. 1, 2010; NSU Shepard Broad Law Center Research Paper No. 10-003. Available at SSRN: https://ssrn.com/abstract=1587054

Robert M. Jarvis (Contact Author)

Nova Southeastern University - Shepard Broad College of Law ( email )

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Ft. Lauderdale, FL 33314
United States

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