This book focuses on the creation, management, disposal and research use of legal records of all kinds throughout the Commonwealth.
Part 1: introduction, William Twining and Emma Quick; legal records in the Commonwealth - a theoretical perspective, William Twining.
Part 2 Case studies: Zanadu, William Twining; Accra, Pino Akoteia et al; England and Wales, Clare Cowling; Kenya, Musila Musembi.
Part 3 Thematic papers: records management in the Courts Service in England and Wales, Enid Smith; the use of unpublished data in socio-legal research, Neil Rickman; the perspectives of the legal historian, Louis Knafla. Appendices.