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Lord Devlin
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This compelling biography of one of the most influential judges of the twentieth century draws on little examined material to provide a comprehensive, intimate account of the life of Lord Devlin.

Table of Contents

1. Ab Ovo 2. God's House 3. The Early Years in the Law 4. A Relentless Workload 5. The Celebrity 6. Friends Across the Atlantic 7. Up a Notch 8. Darkest Africa 9. The Return to Normality? 10. Appellate Life 11. Not Quite the Wilderness 12. New Challenges and the Enemy Within 13. Revenge

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Justice John Sackar is a judge at the Supreme Court of New South Wales.

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The author ... has, with meticulous research in a wide range of archives, including Devlin's correspondence with establishment figures on both sides of the Atlantic, produced a balanced picture of a complex personality. -- Michael Beloff QC * The Times Literary Supplement *
The wide-ranging career of Patrick Devlin, both on and outside the Bench, provides rich material for this biography by Justice John Sackar of the NSW Supreme Court. This is a work of considerable scholarship but emminently readable. -- Michael Sexton SC * Australian Law Journal *
A diligent recording of the life of one of the most prominent British judges of the last century. -- Nick Clapham, University of Surrey * The Law Teacher *

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