One of the greatest of all Enlish common lawyers, Lord Atkin it was who asked the question in Donoghue v. Stevenson 'Who then in law is my neighbour?' which became the foundation of the whole modern law of negligence. His courageous dissent in the wartime detention case of Liversidge v. Anderson is now recognized as a historic stand on principle. This book contains absorbing accounts of the background to these two great cases, as well as an assessment of their significance in the legal history of this century.
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- Format: Hardcover
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- Language: English
- Publisher: Butterworth-Heinemann
- ISBN-13: 9780406272102
- ISBN: 0406272107
- Publication Year: 1984