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The Due Process of Law

byAlfred Denning


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Two central themes run through The Due Process of Law/I. The first is the workings of the various "measures authorised by the law so as to keep the streams of justice pure" - that is to say, contempt of court, judicial inquiries, and powers of arrest and search. The second is the recentdevelopment of family law, focusing particularly on Lord Denning's contribution to the law of husband and wife. These broad themes are elaborated through a discussion of Lord Denning's own judgments and opinions on a wide range of topics.
Lord Alfred Denning, Baron Denning (Dec.)
Title:The Due Process of LawFormat:PaperbackDimensions:281 pages, 8.5 × 5.43 × 0.67 inPublisher:Oxford University Press

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ISBN - 10:0406176086

ISBN - 13:9780406176080

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Table of Contents

Part One.Keeping the streams of justice pure and cleanIntroduction1. In the face of the Court2. The victimisation of witnesses3. Refusing to answer questions4. Scandalising the Court5. Disobedience to an order of the Court6. Prejudicing a fair trialConclusionPart Two.Inquiries into conductIntroduction1. Into the conduct of judges2. Into the conduct of ministers3. Into the conduct of directors4. Into the conduct of gaming clubs5. Into the conduct of aliens6. Into the delays of lawyersPart Three.Arrest and SearchIntroduction1. Making an arrest2. Making a search3. New proceduresPart Four.The Mareva/I injunctionIntroduction1. We introduce the process2. We are reversedPart Five.Entrances and exitsIntroduction1. The common law about aliens2. Commonwealth citizens3. ExitsPart Six.Ventures into Family Law1. How I learned the trade2. The story of emancipationPart Seven.The deserted wife's equityIntroduction1. Invoking Section 17 of the 1882 Act2. Invoking the aid of equity3. The Lords triumphant4. Lady Summerskill takes chargePart Eight.The wife's share in the home1. The judges introduce it2. The wide principle of fairness3. The trust concept4. Where there is no financial contributionConclusionEpilogueIndex