From Rome to the Restatement: S.P. Scott, Fred Blume, Clyde Pharr, and Roman Law in Early Twentieth-Century America

Law Library Journal, Vol. 108:1 (2016-3) Forthcoming

22 Pages Posted: 27 Feb 2016

See all articles by Timothy G. Kearley

Timothy G. Kearley

University of Wyoming College of Law

Date Written: August 20, 2015

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, Civil Law, Restatements of the Law, Legal History, Legal Education

Suggested Citation

Kearley, Timothy G., From Rome to the Restatement: S.P. Scott, Fred Blume, Clyde Pharr, and Roman Law in Early Twentieth-Century America (August 20, 2015). Law Library Journal, Vol. 108:1 (2016-3) Forthcoming. Available at SSRN: https://ssrn.com/abstract=2737986

Timothy G. Kearley (Contact Author)

University of Wyoming College of Law ( email )

Dept. 3035
1000 E. University Ave.
Laramie, WV 82071
United States

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