• Robert Spicer

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He saw a lawyer killing a viper

On a dunghill hard by his own stable;

and the Devil smiled, for it put him in mind

of Cain and his brother, Abel

Coleridge, The Devil’s Thoughts

This book is written for non-lawyers and lawyers. It has the following aims:

  • In general, to communicate a highly critical analysis of the current state of English law and lawyers.

  • To continue to emphasise the overwhelming importance of the illegality of the Iraq war.

  • To expose, explain and illustrate the central role of money in the English legal system.

  • To argue, on behalf of non-lawyers, for the simplification, demystification and clarification of English legal rules.

  • To examine the growing involvement of charity in the English legal system.

  • To analyse English law and lawyers from the perspective of class justice.

  • To restate and to publicise neglected voices of dissent on law and lawyers.

  • To discuss the concept of human rights.

  • To illustrate, with recent examples, the significance of health and safety law in the English legal system.

  • To put forward realistic suggestions for alternative legal practice.

  • To discuss the meaning and significance of dissent in the context of legal practice.

  • To challenge existing preconceptions and accepted wisdom about the role of English law and lawyers.

  • To discuss the effect, in a historical context, of revolutionary changes in society on law and lawyers.

  • To raise public awareness and stimulate discussion of the key current issues in English law.

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