Inscribed by Pound to Melvin Belli Pound, Roscoe [1870-1964]. Justice According to Law. New Haven: Published for Westminster College by Yale University Press, 1951. [viii], 98 pp. Cloth, negligible light rubbing to boards, moderate rubbing to extremities with some wear to spine ends, corners lightly bumped. Light toning to interior. Signature of Melvin Belli to front pastedown, presentation inscription from Roscoe Pound to front free endpaper. $450. * First printing. The inscription reads: "For Melvin M. Belli Esq./ Roscoe Pound." Pound, a professor and dean of Harvard Law School, was a deeply influential jurist associated with the establishment of sociological jurisprudence. Belli, a San Francisco attorney, was famous for his colorful personality, innovative use of graphic evidence and expert witnesses, and important class-action cases on behalf of consumers and celebrity clients, such as the Rolling Stones, Muhammad Ali, Jim and Tammy Faye Bakker and Zsa Zsa Gabor.
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