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Law and the common man,

Law and the common man

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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.
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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

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XIII, 282 pages 24 cm.

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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.

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  • 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).

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