Law and the common man,

Law and the common man,

Law and the common man

Law of the United Kingdom and Ireland > England and Wales > KD662

Edition Details

  • Creator or Attribution (Responsibility): C. H. Rolph
  • Language: English
  • Jurisdiction(s): Illinois
  • Publication Information: Springfield, Ill., Thomas [1968]
  • Type: Book
  • Series title: Monograph in the Bannerstone Division of American lectures in behavioral science and law, publication no. 693.
  • Permalink: (Stable identifier)

Additional Format

Online version: Rolph, C.H. (Cecil Hewitt), 1901- Law and the common man. Springfield, Ill., Thomas [1968] (OCoLC)575854563 Online version: Rolph, C.H. (Cecil Hewitt), 1901- Law and the common man. Springfield, Ill., Thomas [1968] (OCoLC)608489873

Short Description

XIII, 282 pages 24 cm.

Purpose and Intended Audience

Useful for students learning an area of law, Law and the common man, is also useful for lawyers seeking to apply the law to issues arising in practice.

Research References

  • Providing references to further research sources: Search

More Options

Bibliographic information

  • Publisher: Thomas
  • Responsable Person: by C.H. Rolph.
  • Publication Date: 1968
  • Country/State: Illinois
  • Number of Editions: 4 editions
  • First edition Date: 1968
  • Last edition Date: 1968
  • Languages: English
  • Library of Congress Code: KD662
  • Dewey Code: 340.0942
  • OCLC: 11134026

Main Contents

I. The civil liberties : Toleration ; Breach of the peace ; Public mischief-makers ; Privacy ; Home is the landlord’s castle ; Letting the police come in ; The Englishman’s front door ; Free speech at the street corner ; How dear is free-speech? ; The right of asylum
II. English courts of law : How do you plead? ; Fiat justitia ; Private prosecutions ; By the nine Gods ; Open court ; On the jury ; Traverse jury ; Her Majesty’s judges ; The law’s delay ; No costs ; Pious perjury ; In contempt ; The tablets of the law ; How rough is English justice? ; Why lawyers talk gibberish ; Let’s abolish the coroner ; More about the coroner
III. Criminology : Studying crime ; Crime and credulity ; Theft in industry ; The criminal fringe ; Ten men on the beat ; The police we deserve
IV. Offenders major and minor : Guns and VIolence ; Guns and murder ; To aid and abet ; The drug barons ; “With intent” ; Riot ; Fortune-tellers
V. Youth : Cradle to university ; Ill-treated children (I) ; Ill-treated children (II) ; Gang into club ; Derelict families
VI. English law and the individual : The criminal’s VIctim ; Wild justice ; What about the VIctim? ; The absolute punishers ; Identification parades ; Right-wrong test ; Behind bars ; Social punishment ; When justice fails ; The legal pyramid ; The right to prosecute
VII. The battle of the books : Common sense and censorship ; Famous VIctory ; Thoughts on the censorship ; Common law and the censor ; Borderline books ; Tendency to excite ; Lady Chatterley’s triumph
VIII. Peculiarly English : Dead men’s money ; Here come the wives ; On noise ; Known immoral character ; Closed shop ; How and when to drink ; All animals are equal ; Theatre clubs ; AID (artificial insemination by donor).

Structured Subjects (Headings):

Unstructured Subjects (Headings):


Leave a Reply

Your email address will not be published. Required fields are marked *