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In one of the most unusual decisions in the history of legal publishing, Foundation Press is printing the 1958 "tentative edition" of Henry M. Hart, Jr. and Albert M. Sacks's teaching materials on The Legal Process: Basic Problems in the Making and Application of Law. Although The Legal Process remains unfinished to this day, it provided the agenda, much of the analytic structure, and even the name of the "legal process school" of the 1950s and the 1960s. One need not embrace the proposition that The Legal Process is "the most influential book not produced in movable type since Gutenberg to agree that these are unusually important teaching materials whose influence extends well beyond the students who studied them in a law school course.

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