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The Language of the Law: An Anthology of Legal Prose

selected and edited by Louis Blom-Cooper ; assisted by Edward Jackson ; with a foreword by Lord Radcliffe
Format
Book
Published
New York : Macmillan, c1965.
Language
English
Contents
  • I. On and off the bench: From Essays or Counsels Civil and Moral: Of judicature / Francis Bacon
  • The last forty years of the Irish bar / Serjeant Sullivan
  • A day in my life in the county court / Judge Parry
  • Some aspects of the work of The Court of Appeal / Lord Asquith
  • A ministry of justice / Mr. Justice Cardozo
  • II. Crime and punishment: The punishment of convicts / Mr. Justice Stephen
  • A simple statement / Lord Inglis
  • White collar crime / Lord Macnaghten
  • An admonition / Lord Cooper
  • Counsel of deception / Lord Pearce
  • Police practices / Judge Frank
  • Evidence from eavesdropping / Mr. Justice Holmes and Mr. Justice Brandeis
  • Dirty business / Mr. Justice Frankfurter
  • -- III. Family relations: The marriage union / Lord Stowell
  • Illegitimate insularity / Lord Justice James
  • The enfant gâté of Roscarberry / Lord O'Brien
  • A woman's place / Mr. Justice Isaacs
  • Wounded feelings / Mr. Justice Hiemstra
  • The lay-about / Lord Justice Harman
  • IV. Slaves and citizens: The black goes free / Mr. Justice McLean
  • No caste here / Mr. Justice Harlan
  • Entrenched clauses / Mr. Justice van den Heever
  • Freedom for thought / Mr. Justice Holmes
  • V. P.P.E.: Laissez-faire / Lord Bowen
  • Free trade / Mr. Justice Rich
  • Pyrrhic victory / Mr. Justice Black
  • The authorised voice / Mr. Justice Holmes
  • Marxism at law / Mr. Justice Evatt
  • Point of danger / Judget Learned Hand
  • McCarthy redivivus? / Mr. Justice Douglas
  • Limits of tolerance / Mr. Justice Holmes
  • Incitement / Mr. Justice Holmes
  • -- VI. Words, words, words...: Art for art's sake / Judge Augustus Hand and Judge Manton
  • Speaking up for Hitler / Mr. Justice Millin
  • Anglo-Indian privilege / Mr. Justice Blagden
  • The meaning of money / Lord Atkin
  • Cows and bitches / Mr. Justice Price
  • Nymphet on trial / Sir Kenneth Gresson
  • English idioms from the penal law / Sir Jocelyn Simon
  • VII. Judicial restraint: Name and dignity / Chief Justice Crewe
  • Right to be heard / Chief Justice Pratt and Mr. Justice Fortescue
  • Common law / Mr. Justice Holmes
  • Lawyers as judges / Mr. Justice Krause
  • The unbranded order / Viscount Radcliffe
  • No well-tuned cymbal / Lord Denning
  • Non-conformity no disgrace / Lord Devlin
  • A judge's duty / The Supreme Court of Israel
  • Judicial silence-public noise / Mr. Justice Frankfurter and Mr. Justice Douglas
  • -- VIII. Judicial felicities: Mrs. Bunch's baggage / Lord Macnaghten
  • Common carrier / Mr. Justice O'Brien
  • The reasonable rescuer / Mr. Justice Cardozo
  • Round in bogey / Lord Thomson
  • Wicklow picnic / Lord O'Brien
  • Night thoughts / Mr. Justice Dysart
  • Ambidextrous sheriff / Mr. Justice G.N. Holmes
  • Time and space / Mr. Justice van den Heever
  • Advice to a young man interested in going into law / Mr. Justice Frankfurter
  • This charm of endearment / Mr. D.F. Wilson
  • In the lands tribunal / Mr. John Watson
  • Envoi-judicial infelicity / Professor Richard Field.
Description
xxiv, 397 p. ; 22 cm.
Notes
Includes bibliographical footnotes.
Technical Details
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