Ohio Law Reporter Volume 15

Ohio Law Reporter Volume 15

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This historic book may have numerous typos and missing text. Purchasers can usually download a free scanned copy of the original book (without typos) from the publisher. Not indexed. Not illustrated. 1918 edition. Excerpt: ...was adopted increasing the number of members of the committee on co-operation among bar associations from five to ten, authorizing the chairman of the conference to appoint as such additional members five of the presidents of state bar associations; and thereupon the president added to the committee Charles E. Hibbard, of Massachusetts; Albert D. Early, of Illinois; Joseph H. Nathan, of Alabama; Frank Crassweller, of Minnesota, and Stephen S. Jewett, of New Hampshire. The next meeting of the conference will be held at Saratoga Springs during the session of the American Bar Association's annual meeting for the year 1917. Respectfully submitted, N. B. BILLINGLEY. m----------_ mg, THE OHlO LAW REPORTER. AUGUST 6, 1917. A War Time Analogy. There are but two ways of settling controversies--by war or by adjudication. Settling disputes by war will now go out of fashion for the same reason that wager of battle became obsolete. The present world war is rapidly becoming a struggle for the adoption of law in place of force. it is pre-eminently a lawyers' war. Before the war began there was a considerable body of international law. It had been growing rapidly to keep pace with the needs of civilization. But there was a fatal defect in the absence of machinery for the enforcement of the body of international law. Without administrative machinery, this law, adequate in most respects to determine all rights, was unable to adjudicate controversies and so prevent international anarchy. There is an analogy in our national substantive law. it, too, has been growing with amazing swiftness in response to commercial and social needs. It has become more vast, more specialized, more detailed in each successive decade. But the old machinery of...show more

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  • Paperback | 276 pages
  • 189 x 246 x 15mm | 499g
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  • United States
  • English
  • black & white illustrations
  • 1236835999
  • 9781236835994