Professor Sunderland writes: "A comprehensive and critical study of those essential principles which serve as the groundwork of the system of procedure employed in actions at law has been a great desideratum in America for a hundred years .... The title of Professor Scott's book raises the hope that at last a scholarly, analytical study of this elusive, complex and immensely important field has made its appearance. But the title is misleading ..."
Sunderland, Edson R. Review of Fundamentals of Procedure in Actions at Law, by A. W. Scott. Harv. L. Rev. 36 (1922): 239–40.