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The pursuit of justice

Author: Harry Woolf, Sir; Christopher Campbell-Holt
Publisher: Oxford : New York : Oxford University Press, 2008.
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This volume prints a collection of updated lectures and papers written and delivered by Lord Woolf since 1986, following his retirement in 2005 from the office of Lord Chief Justice and a judicial career that has covered part of all of the last four decades.
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Genre/Form: Aufsatzsammlung
Material Type: Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Harry Woolf, Sir; Christopher Campbell-Holt
ISBN: 9780199217090 0199217092
OCLC Number: 192045510
Description: xii, 436 pages ; 24 cm
Contents: Chronology (1933 to 2007- ) --
[Part] I. The English legal system --
[Part] II. The constitution and the judiciary --
[Part] III. Crime and penal reform --
[Part] IV. Civil justice --
[Part] V. International legal systems. Chapters include : The education the justice system requires today --
The rule of law and a change in the Constitution --
Should the media and the judiciary be on speaking terms? --
Making sense of sentencing --
Medics, lawyers and the courts.
Responsibility: Lord Woolf ; edited by Christopher Campbell-Holt.
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A collection of lectures and papers written and delivered by Lord Woolf since 1986. A key theme in the papers is that to do justice according to law the judiciary must deliver pragmatic decisions on  Read more...

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The range of subject matter is remarkable and reflects the range of his work as a judge. Philip Havers QC, Council There are 26 papers in all and they are highly readable. They have been expertly Read more...

 
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Prepared for law...not politics- Harry Woolf's easy charm

by PhillipTaylor (WorldCat user published 2008-10-19) Excellent Permalink

I liked this book because it has the easy charm and the depth of its subject, Harry Woolf, whose character comes out very clearly...
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