JUSTICE AND POLICE
Item #: 59747
Pages: viii, 176 pp.
Published: Cambridge; MacMillan and Co.; 1885. Reprinted in 2006.
Subjects: CRIMINAL JUSTICE, CRIMINAL LAW & PROCEDURE, JUDICIAL ADMINISTRATION, UNITED KINGDOM
Written for the layman, it is far more than a traditionaloverview. By discussing justice and police togetherMaitland offers a stimulating definition of his subject as"those institutions and processes whereby the country's lawis enforced" (Preface). "Maitland's study was characterizedby an originality of approach, a freedom from academicpretension and a simplicity of style that made it astimulating and suggestive discussion of the intricacies ofcriminal law administration in England during the 1stquarter of the nineteenth century.": Columbia Law Review29:847 cited in Marke, A Catalogue of the Law Collection atNew York University (1953) 190.Reprinted by The Lawbook Exchange, Ltd.Distributed by William S. Hein & Co., Inc.
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