Jhering, Rudolph von. The Struggle for Law. Translated from the Fifth German Edition by John J. Lalor. Second Edition, with an Introduction by Albert Kocourek. Chicago: Callaghan and Company, 1915. lii, 138 pp. Reprinted 1997 by The Lawbook Exchange, Ltd. ISBN-13: 9781886363250. ISBN-10: 1886363250. Hardcover. New. $75. * Reprint of the second English edition (1915). First published in German in 1872 as Der Kampf ums Recht, the work attracted wide attention and was reissued in several revised editions and translated into a dozen foreign languages. This translation serves as the second part to follow Law as Means to an End, which is also available as a Lawbook Exchange reprint. The author was a renowned scholar of Roman law who wrote in a lively style. One legal historian called him "the Mark Twain of German jurisprudence." In this essay he discusses what the law is and how the law changes. It is a classic in the perennial struggle to make the law a means for achieving social change.
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