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Vol 23 No 2 Feb/March 2018

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Cover of The UK Supreme Court Yearbook Volume 8: 2016-2017 Legal Year

The UK Supreme Court Yearbook Volume 8: 2016-2017 Legal Year

Edited by: Daniel Clarry
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The Changing Law isbn 9788175344341

The Changing Law

Alfred DenningLord Denning

ISBN13: 004503
ISBN: 004503
New Edition ISBN: 9788175344341
Published: January 1953
Publisher: Stevens & Sons Ltd
Country of Publication: UK
Format: Hardback
Price: Out of print

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In this short book-comprising five letures-a judge strips bare the absurd judicial fiction that judges do not make but only interpret the law.

'The reports of their judgments enunciating legal principles, take up many more shelves of the law libraries than does the Statute Book. Referring principally to decisions in the last three years, the author shows that recently a legal revolution has occurred to adapt the law to the needs of the Welfare State, the rights of married women in the home have been radically altered, and it has become possible effectively to sue hospitals for negligence, and to overcome the worst injustices of the Rent Acts. Those are a few illustrations, among many, of the changes brought about by the work of the courts.