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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

About the Author

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


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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