Five. Beyond Classical Legal Thought: Law and Governance in Postbellum America, 1865–1920

  1. Sally E. Hadden2 and
  2. Alfred L. Brophy3
  1. Roman J. Hoyos

Published Online: 22 FEB 2013

DOI: 10.1002/9781118533727.ch5

A Companion to American Legal History

A Companion to American Legal History

How to Cite

Hoyos, R. J. (2013) Beyond Classical Legal Thought: Law and Governance in Postbellum America, 1865–1920, in A Companion to American Legal History (eds S. E. Hadden and A. L. Brophy), Wiley-Blackwell, Oxford, UK. doi: 10.1002/9781118533727.ch5

Editor Information

  1. 2

    University of Georgia Press, USA

  2. 3

    University of North Carolina, USA

Author Information

  1. Southwestern Law School in Los Angeles, California, USA

Publication History

  1. Published Online: 22 FEB 2013
  2. Published Print: 15 MAR 2013

ISBN Information

Print ISBN: 9781444331424

Online ISBN: 9781118533727

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Keywords:

  • postbellum America, beyond classical legal;
  • law in postbellum America, in dialectical;
  • formalistic mode, law as apart morals/public from private;
  • postbellum America, three-dimensional history of law;
  • classical legal thought, and formalism;
  • jurisprudential pluralism;
  • “Private” law in postbellum America;
  • demarcation, of public/private action;
  • classical tort law and free market's remedial;
  • American courts, of public welfare/social governance

Summary

This chapter contains sections titled:

  • Classical Legal Thought

  • Jurisprudential Pluralism

  • “Private” Law in Postbellum America

  • Public Law in Postbellum America

  • Conclusion

  • References