The Classical Jurisprudence Series focuses primarily on the historical development and origins of fundamental legal principles. It makes available the central texts of jurisprudence which have long been out of print or unavailable. All of the texts, which are reproduced in full, are accompanied by a specially commissioned introduction by a leading scholar of the author's work, setting out the background of the text and assessing its contemporary significance.
By David Campbell, Philip Thomas
October 31, 2016
Wesley Newcomb Hohfeld, born in 1879, died prematurely in 1918. He left only a few law journal articles as his published work. His 'Fundamental Legal Conceptions', originally published as two articles in the 'Yale Law Journal' for 1913 and 1917 and left incompletely revised at his death is, ...