Justice Holmes Recorded on His 90th Birthday

Paul Horwitz at Prawfsblawg points to an amazing live recording of the sometimes odious and usually brilliant Justice Oliver Wendell Holmes, Jr. made at the conclusion of a symposium in honor of his 90th birthday.

Truly a dead voice from the past.

And as Faulkner said, “The past is never dead. It's not even past.”

[I'm in Italy until late Wednesday, so I queued up a few posts to cover while I'm away. This is one of them.]

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