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1932

Commonwealth v. Hunt

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Commonwealth V. Hunt, Walter Nelles Jan 1932

Commonwealth V. Hunt, Walter Nelles

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This article will survey a landmark of American labor law. It will
be prefaced by a short recapitulation of general views which have been
developed at length in another article.'
The handful of American labor cases before 1850 are striking illustrations
of the nature of some law as an index of social direction-an
index less like a compass showing direction in relation to some fixed
lodestar of human harmony than like a weather-vane-harder to read,
however, since the true direction of the wind it swings to is not always
clear. Each of the cases showed a complex force resulting from ...