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Archive for February 4th, 2008

Blawg Review #145 is up…

What About Clients? penned by J Dan Hull and colleagues hosts the Blawg Review this week. WAC? takes a Roman theme Veni, Vidi, Vici – an amusing and detailed read. As always with Dan…. some very useful analysis and links to US blawgs.

I particularly liked this quote from the WAC? Blawg Review:

These days, “specialization”, while undeniably important, has given most lawyers brains that look like the inside of a Wal-Mart: everything seems to be there, but nothing you see is that important in the grand scheme of things.

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Today I am talking to Professor Gary Slapper, author, columnist and academic. Professor Gary Slapper, is Professor of Law, and Director of the Centre for Law at The Open University.

Gary has written many law books, and has published a wide range of academic journal papers. His most recent book How the Law Works, a friendly guide to the law, was published by HarperCollins in May 2007. His particular research into corporate crime has been pioneering. In a forward to his book Blood in the Bank, the philosopher and writer Noam Chomsky describes the work as ‘pathbreaking’. Professor Slapper is a co-founder and editor of The Journal of Commonwealth Law and Legal Education. He has written about Law for The Times for fifteen years, and has been a columnist for eight. He also writes The Law Explored column for Times Online.

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Listen to Podcast 42: Professor Gary Slapper of The Open University

For a taste of Gary Slapper’s writing for The Times

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