Ohio Law Reporter Volume 3

Ohio Law Reporter Volume 3

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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. 1906 edition. Excerpt: ...Hon. Robert M. Nevin, Ilon. O. M. Gottschall, Hon. Edward I.. Rowe, Judge Snediker. Judge Dennis Dwyer and Hon. Charles A. Craighead. Reader-While hanging to a strap and awaiting your arrival at that place of your uncongenial employment, let's take a look into the realm o the law's ideals. To you. who have doubtless said many harsh things about the law, it is diilicult to understand that the law has any ideals. It has, and one or two of them are causing a deal of perplexity just now. The ideal that we are to consider is squeezed into that oft-heard maxim that competition is the life of trade. From the time that men commenced to _make things and sell them to their neighbors until this very moment the law has endeavored to make men compete with each other for business. Volumes of legislation have been written on Chaldean bricks. Egyptian papyrii and in Roman. English and American books, and thousands of cases have been decided, all for the purpose of compelling men in business to operate alone, and not combine with others in the same business---in short, to compete and to continue competing. Even among peoples who have had no competiton compelling legislation decisions of the courts are found declaring illegal the agreements of merchants not to compete, annulling agreements to get together and be at peace. From the hazy days of Nebuchadnezzar down (or up) to Roosevelt all laws and lawyers have insisted on the cut-throat, highbinder, mafia method code of competition as the necessary and only legal rule of the industrial game. Such has been their insistence that I have been led to believe that their position is due to the well-known fact that when men don't fight for business there is nothing doing in the law, and, of course, our...
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  • Paperback | 370 pages
  • 189 x 246 x 20mm | 658g
  • United States
  • English
  • black & white illustrations
  • 1236963040
  • 9781236963048