Law and Democracy – Six Pump Court

Posted January 22nd, 2014 in courts, criminal justice, news by sally

‘The basis of the English criminal law is to protect property. An illustration of this fundamental principle of English jurisprudence was enshrined most notoriously in the Black Act of the eighteenth century which was introduced in an atmosphere of considerable social disquiet by the ruling classes in order to quell the unrest directed at the chattels and property of the ruling classes and which was perceived at that time as a challenge to the then social order.’

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Six Pump Court, 16th January 2014