Enforcing The Law.
FIRST EDITION. 8vo. 5.75 x 8.75 inches. xii + 266 pp. Bound in original red cloth, gilt, in pictorial dust wrapper, which has edge wear, including head of spine. A little wear to extremities, but otherwise a very good copy. The book examines the administration of criminal law. Chapters consider the concept of crime, detection and prosecution, the defence of criminal proceedings, the trial of criminal cases, the process of sentencing, mental disorder and juvenile courts. Appendix V prints the virtually unknown Judges' Memorandum of 1901 on Normal Punishments. Richard Meredith Jackson (1903-86) was a jurist and legal scholar, who was Professor of the Laws of England, at the University of Cambridge, 1966-70. His most important work was The Machinery of Justice in England, first published 1940.
[Stock No. 26099]