Borrie and Lowe: The Law of Contempt

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The leading authority in its field, Borrie and Lowe is a comprehensive statement of the law relating to criminal and civil contempt of court. Regularly cited in the Courts, this substantial and authoritative title is also highly regarded by members of the press.

Now in its fourth edition, the work has been thoroughly revised and updated to include new chapters incorporating the Human Rights Act 1998, the Children Young Persons Act 1933 and the Youth Justice and Criminal Evidence Act 1999.

Preface written by Lord Justice Sedley, Royal Court of Justice.

Table of Contents

Part I — Overview

Part II — Strict Liability

Part III — Personal Injury Damages

Part IV — Interference With The Administration Of Justice

Part V — Contempt proceedings

Part VI — Miscellaneous

This source was last updated by the 4th Edition in 2010


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