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Title:
The Language of the law : an anthology of legal prose
Author:
Blom-Cooper, Louis, 1926-
Publication Information:
New York : Macmillan, [1965]

©1965
Physical Description:
xxiv, 397 pages ; 22 cm
Language:
English
Contents:
I. On and off the bench: From Essays or Counsels Civil and Moral: Of judicature / Francis Bacon -- The last forty years of the Irish bar / Serjeant Sullivan -- A day in my life in the county court / Judge Parry -- Some aspects of the work of The Court of Appeal / Lord Asquith -- A ministry of justice / Mr. Justice Cardozo -- II. Crime and punishment: The punishment of convicts / Mr. Justice Stephen -- A simple statement / Lord Inglis -- White collar crime / Lord Macnaghten -- An admonition / Lord Cooper -- Counsel of deception / Lord Pearce -- Police practices / Judge Frank -- Evidence from eavesdropping / Mr. Justice Holmes and Mr. Justice Brandeis -- Dirty business / Mr. Justice Frankfurter --

III. Family relations: The marriage union / Lord Stowell -- Illegitimate insularity / Lord Justice James -- The enfant gâté of Roscarberry / Lord O'Brien -- A woman's place / Mr. Justice Isaacs -- Wounded feelings / Mr. Justice Hiemstra -- The lay-about / Lord Justice Harman -- IV. Slaves and citizens: The black goes free / Mr. Justice McLean -- No caste here / Mr. Justice Harlan -- Entrenched clauses / Mr. Justice van den Heever -- Freedom for thought / Mr. Justice Holmes -- V. P.P.E.: Laissez-faire / Lord Bowen -- Free trade / Mr. Justice Rich -- Pyrrhic victory / Mr. Justice Black -- The authoised voice / Mr. Justice Holmes -- Marxism at law / Mr. Justice Evatt -- Point of danger / Judget learned Hand -- McCarthy redivivus? / Mr. Justice Douglas -- Limits of tolerance / Mr. Justice Holmes -- Incitement / Mr. Justice Holmes --

VI. Words, words, words...: Art for art's sake / Judge Augustus Hand and Judge Manton -- Speaking up for Hitler / Mr. Justice Millin -- Anglo-Indian privilege / Mr. Justice Blagden -- The meaning of money / Lord Atkin -- Cows and bitches / Mr. Justice Price -- Nymphet on trial / Sir Kenneth Gresson -- English idioms from the penal law / Sir Jocelyn Simon -- VII. Judicial restraint: Name and dignity / Chief Justice Crewe -- Right to be heard / Chief Justice Pratt and Mr. Justice Fortescue -- Common law / Mr. Justice Holmes -- Lawyers as judges / Mr. Justice Krause -- The unbranded order / Viscount Radcliffe -- No well-tuned cymbal / Lord Denning -- Non-conformity no disgrace / Lord Devlin -- A judge's duty / The Supreme Court of Israel -- Judicial silence-public noise / Mr. Justice Frankfurter and Mr. Justice Douglas --

VIII. Judicial felicities: Mrs. Bunch's baggage / Lord Macnaghten -- Common carrier / Mr. Justice O'Brien -- The reasonable rescuer / Mr. Justice Cardozo -- Round in bogey / Lord Thomson -- Wicklow picnic / Lord O'Brien -- Night thoughts / Mr. Justice Dysart -- Ambidextrous sheriff / Mr. Justice G.N. Holmes -- Time and space / Mr. Justice van den Heever -- Advice to a young man interested in going into law / Mr. Justice Frankfurter -- This charm of endearment / Mr. D.F. Wilson -- In the lands tribunal / Mr. John Watson -- Envoi-judicial infelicity / Professor Richard Field.
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