I Have to Move My Car : Tales of Unpersuasive Advocates and Injudicious Judges

Description

There are law books about constructive trusts, the Perpetuities and Accumulations Act 1964 and the rule in Foss v Harbottle. This is not one of them. David Pannick QC has always been much more interested in unpersuasive advocates and injudicious judges. In this collection of his fortnightly columns from The Times, David Pannick passes judgement on advocates who tell judges that their closing submissions to the jury will not take long because 'I would like to move my car before 5 o'clock; and he sentences judges who claim to have invisible dwarf friends sitting with them on the Bench, who order the parties to 'stay loose - as a goose', and who signal their rejection of an advocate's argument by flushing a miniature toilet on the bench. In making his submissions, David Pannick QC will entertain and inform you about judges, lawyers, legal entertainment and unusual litigation.

Details

Author(s)
David Pannick
Format
Hardback | 296 pages
Dimensions
138 x 216 x 23mm | 390g
Publication date
04 Nov 2008
Publisher
Bloomsbury Publishing PLC
Imprint
Hart Publishing
Publication City/Country
Oxford, United Kingdom
Language
English
Illustrations note
black & white illustrations
ISBN10
1841138169
ISBN13
9781841138169
Bestsellers rank
282,027

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