Buck v. Bell

Marty Lederman marty.lederman at comcast.net
Fri Feb 2 15:48:21 PST 2007


Mary Dudziak, Oliver Wendell Holmes as a Eugenic Reformer:: Rhetoric in the Writing of Constitutional Law, 71 Iowa L. Rev. 833 (1986)


----- Original Message ----- 
From: "michael curtis" <curtism at bellsouth.net>
To: <conlawprof at lists.ucla.edu>
Sent: Friday, February 02, 2007 6:41 PM
Subject: Re: Buck v. Bell


>A young woman in my con law class asked me for a source where she could read 
> more about Buck v. Bell and have a better understanding of its history, 
> context, etc.  Can anyone suggest an article of reasonable legnth or a book 
> chapter or if not a good short book.  Off list respones are fine.  Thanks,
> 
> Michael Curtis
> ----- Original Message ----- 
> From: "Fred Shapiro" <fred.shapiro at yale.edu>
> To: "Richard Dougherty" <doughr at udallas.edu>
> Cc: <conlawprof at lists.ucla.edu>
> Sent: Friday, February 02, 2007 3:53 PM
> Subject: Re: Request
> 
> 
>> On Fri, 2 Feb 2007, Richard Dougherty wrote:
>>
>>> Wonder if someone can help out here. Any suggestions for a resource for
>>> discovering the meaning of 18th century legal terms?  If it includes some
>>> description of legal shorthand, abbreviations, etc., all the better.
>>> Off-list replies would be great.
>>
>> The Oxford English Dictionary (not great on legal vocabulary, but in many 
>> ways the only game in town for this kind of question).  18th-century law 
>> dictionaries would also be of some use, of course, but law dictionaries 
>> are so amateurish that their utility is sharply limited.
>>
>> Fred Shapiro
>>
>>
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