* Introduction G. Edward White * Note on the Text * Chronology of Oliver Wendell Holmes's Life The Common Law * Preface * Lecture I. Early Forms of Liability * Lecture II. The Criminal Law * Lecture III. Torts: Trespass and Negligence * Lecture V. The Bailee at Common Law * Lecture VI. Possession * Lecture VII. Contract: I. History * Lecture VIII. Contract: II. Elements * Lecture IX. Contract: III. Void and Voidable * Lecture X. Successions: I. After Death II. Inter Vivos * Lecture XI. Successions: II. Inter Vivos * Selected Bibliography * Glossary of Legal Terms * Table of Cases * Year Books and Early Cases * Index
G. Edward White is David and Mary Harrison Distinguished Professor of Law at the University of Virginia and the author of numerous books, including Oliver Wendell Holmes, Jr. and Alger Hiss's Looking-Glass Wars.