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Pound, Roscoe (1870–1964)

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10.4324/9780415249126-T046-1
DOI: 10.4324/9780415249126-T046-1
Version: v1,  Published online: 1998
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Roscoe Pound was a legal thinker who exercised profound influence in the USA in the first half of the twentieth century. The approach he advocated, under the banner ‘sociological jurisprudence’, was to present law as essentially an instrument for the pursuit and reconciliation of human interests.

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MacCormick, Neil. Pound, Roscoe (1870–1964), 1998, doi:10.4324/9780415249126-T046-1. Routledge Encyclopedia of Philosophy, Taylor and Francis, https://www.rep.routledge.com/articles/biographical/pound-roscoe-1870-1964/v-1.
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