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What's wrong with the law?

What's wrong with the law?

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Edition Details

  • Creators or Attribution (Responsibility): Patrick Devlin, British Broadcasting Corporation., Michael Zander
  • Language: English
  • Jurisdiction(s): Ontario
  • Publication Information: Montreal, McGill-Queen's University Press, 1970
  • Type: Book
  • Permalink: http://books.lawi.org.uk/what-s-wrong-with-the-law/ (Stable identifier)

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IX, 126 pages 22 cm

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  • Publisher: McGill-Queen's University Press
  • Responsable Person: [By] Lord Devlin [and others; edited by Michael Zander].
  • Publication Date: 1970
  • Country/State: Ontario
  • Number of Editions: 16 editions
  • First edition Date: 1970
  • Last edition Date: 1970
  • General Notes: “Revised and edited version of nine talks in the Third Programme series, 'What's wrong with the law?'”
  • Languages: English
  • Library of Congress Code: KD654
  • Dewey Code: 340.0942
  • ISBN: 0773500863 9780773500860
  • OCLC: 128782

Main Contents

Introduction / Michael Zander
Need the law be obscure? / Sir Leslie Scarman
Is there equality before the law? / Anthony Lester
Is the law too rigid? / Norman S. Marsh
Does the law adequately protect the individual against the state? / J.R. Warren Evans
The legal profession / Morris Finer
Should accident cases be taken away from the courts? / Harry Street
Could the legal system be more humane? / Andrew Watson
Who is at fault when injustice occurs? / Lord Devlin
Tomorrow's lawyers / William Plowden.

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