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Law Abridgment: Closing Address Delivered Before The Graduating Law Class Of The University Of Michigan, March 20, 1879., James V. Campbell Dec 1878

Law Abridgment: Closing Address Delivered Before The Graduating Law Class Of The University Of Michigan, March 20, 1879., James V. Campbell

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We hear on all sides complaints of the increasing mass of printed Reports and text-books, which it is said the lawyer must find some means of mastering, but which no life is long enough to read. The young lawyer, as he scans the dreary catalogues, and wonders what Croesus can buy or what brain can learn all this lore, is sorely puzzled what books to choose from the thousands that have found printers. And when a few years of practice have shown him how small a share of these books have done any good in the world, he is forced …