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Lord Kilmuir : a vignette

Author: Neil Duxbury
Publisher: Oxford : Hart Publishing, 2015.
Edition/Format:   eBook : Document : Biography : EnglishView all editions and formats
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This short book examines the career and achievements of Lord Kilmuir (David Maxwell Fyfe), a British politician and former Lord Chancellor who is mainly remembered for some poor and unpopular decisions but who nevertheless made a considerable mark on twentieth-century legal development. After the Second World War, Kilmuir not only excelled as a fellow prosecutor with Justice Robert Jackson at Nuremberg but also  Read more...
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Biography
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Duxbury, Neil
Lord Kilmuir : A Vignette
London : Bloomsbury Publishing,c2015
Named Person: David Maxwell-Fyfe; David Maxwell-Fyfe
Material Type: Biography, Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Neil Duxbury
ISBN: 9781782256250 1782256253
OCLC Number: 907950904
Description: 1 online resource
Contents: Cover; Half-title; Title; Copyright; Dedication; Preface; Contents; I. Introduction; II. Early Career; III. Conservatism; IV. Domestic Politics; V. Suez; VI. Judicial Independence; VII. Kilmuir as Judge; VIII. End of an Era; IX. Europe; X. Concluding Reflections; Index
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This short book examines the career and achievements of Lord Kilmuir (David Maxwell Fyfe), a British politician and former Lord Chancellor who is mainly remembered for some poor and unpopular decisions but who nevertheless made a considerable mark on twentieth-century legal development. After the Second World War, Kilmuir not only excelled as a fellow prosecutor with Justice Robert Jackson at Nuremberg but also played a significant role in the effort to restore European unity, particularly through his involvement in the drafting of the European Convention on Human Rights. Drawing on archival a.

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This short book goes a long way to explaining the Tory commitment to the ECHR at its inception. The case for our continued commitment to the European Court of Human Rights remains compelling. Read more...

 
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