The principles of law are twofold: those that are absolute and those that are relative. The absolute and the relative are akin to dogma and doctrine, respectively. We are on shaky ground indeed when we stand upon relativism. The principal purveyors of relativism have been Justices Cardozo, Douglas, and Holmes.
Morse, H. Newcomb
"A Commentary on Hegelian Philosophy and the Absolutes in Law,"
Akron Law Review: Vol. 17
, Article 3.
Available at: https://ideaexchange.uakron.edu/akronlawreview/vol17/iss3/3