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Vol 22 No 4 April/May 2017

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Whistleblowing: Law and Practice

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This book is now Out of Print.
A new edition was published, see:
Uncommon Law: Being Sixty-Six Misleading Cases isbn 9781842326220

Uncommon Law: Being 66 Misleading Cases


ISBN13: 9780880297561
ISBN: 0880297565
New Edition ISBN: 1842326228
Previous Edition ISBN: 004717
Published: September 1991
Publisher: Dorset Press
Country of Publication: USA
Format: Hardback
Price: £18.00
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Albert Haddock, the hero of countless lawsuits in A.P. Herbert's Misleading Cases, made his first public appearance in Punch in 1924.

I gave always understood that I invented him the author writes in his introduction, but he has made some disturbing escapes into real life.

Case number 32 in which Mr Haddock makes out a cheque on the side of a cow and lends it to the officer of the Collector of Taxes is one such escape.

As a result of the first BBC television series of Misleading Cases it was reported in an American newspapaer as a serious news item. The cases in Uncommon Law are a collection of his finest, most peculiar, most comical cases and also includes such unlikely trials as What is a Motor-Car?, and Is Laughter Illegal?.

Amidst the laughter and incredulity, A P Herbert takes a fair few sideswipes at the absurdities of the English law and will teach the reader more about the legal process than lawyers know themselves.