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Rose Heilbron : the story of England's first woman Queen's Counsel and judge / Hilary Heilbron.

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Author/Creator:
Heilbron, Hilary.
Language:
English.
Publication date:
2012
Copyright date:
2012
Publication:
Oxford ; Portland, Oregon : Hart Publishing, 2012.
Copyright notice:
©2012
Format:
  • Book
  • xii, 365 pages, plates : illustrations (some color) ; 24 cm
Bibliography:
Includes bibliographical references and index.
Contents:
  • Childhood
  • Liverpool University and Gray's Inn
  • Becoming a barrister
  • Developing a practice at the bar
  • The end of the war and marriage
  • Becoming a mother and taking silk
  • The Cameo murder trials
  • Adjustment to motherhood and in demand as a speaker
  • Getting into her stride in silk
  • Welcome and unwelcome publicity and another famous murder trial
  • A series of high-profile cases
  • Rose cements her reputation
  • A series of triumphs : on the brink of legal history once more
  • An unwitting public persona
  • First woman judge and a trip to Benin
  • Premieres, parades, parklands and practice
  • A flourishing practice and a royal invitation to lunch
  • Some new experiences
  • Temporary disappointments and long-term achievements
  • Another landmark case
  • The last years at the bar
  • The start of judicial life
  • The rape report and more honours
  • Settling into judicial life
  • The final years before retirement
  • Retirement.
Subjects:
ISBN:
9781849464017
1849464014

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