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The life of the Law

The life of the Law

Pawlowski, Mark ORCID: 0000-0002-5473-5809 (2024) The life of the Law. New Law Journal, 174 (8065). p. 22. ISSN 0306-6479 (Print), 2046-2239 (Online)

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It was Lord Macmillan who (quoting US Justice Oliver Wendell Holmes) remarked that “the life of the law has not been logic, it has been experience”. The law reports, of course, abound with life’s experiences and occasionally one comes across a case that shows the bizarre and even the comic side of our human nature. This article presents a sample of such reported cases with highly unusual facts.

Item Type: Article
Uncontrolled Keywords: case law; law reports; human nature; life's experiences
Subjects: K Law > K Law (General)
Faculty / School / Research Centre / Research Group: Faculty of Liberal Arts & Sciences
Faculty of Liberal Arts & Sciences > School of Law & Criminology (LAC)
Last Modified: 10 Feb 2024 01:38

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