Harold Dexter Hazeltine
Historical Period: The 19th Century
Harold Dexter Hazeltine (1871-1960) was a legal scholar who received his law degree from the University of Berlin. He was appointed Downing Professor of the Laws of England at the University of Cambridge in 1919 and remained in this position until 1942; however, he returned to America when WWII began. After leaving Cambridge, he maintained an office at Harvard Law School.
Quotes from Harold Dexter Hazeltine:
- Harold Dexter Hazeltine wrote in an essay commemorating the 700th anniversary of Magna Carta that the American colonists regarded Magna Carta as the “bulwark of their rights as Englishmen”