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Table of contents:
Preface; 1. Great changes; 2. Free society, penal colony, slave society, prison?; 3. The rule of law; 4. The courts; 5. The magistracy; 6. The police; 7. The campaign for trial by jury; 8. Conclusion; Appendices; Bibliography.
This book, written by a lawyer and unique for its perspective based in both legal and social history, illuminates the important role played by the concept of the rule of law in the transformation of New South Wales from a penal colony to a free society.
Dr Neal shows how the courts served as a de facto parliament in early New South Wales.
- Verlag: Cambridge University Press
- Seitenzahl: 284
- Erscheinungstermin: 27. September 2007
- Abmessung: 222mm x 145mm x 20mm
- Gewicht: 515g
- ISBN-13: 9780521372640
- ISBN-10: 052137264X
- Artikelnr.: 23453019