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October 29, 2010

New edition of Borrie & Lowe

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Fourth edition of book on the law of contempt published by LexisNexis


A new edition of Borrie & Lowe: The Law of Contempt, edited by Professor Ian Cram and with a forward by Lord Justice Sedley, has been published by LexisNexis.

The book, a comprehensive statement of the law relating to criminal and civil contempt of court, is now in its fourth edition. Intended to provide a more concise guide to the area than Arlidge, Eady & Smith on Contempt, the book has been substantially revised since the previous edition, which was published in 1996. In 17 chapters it covers all of the relevant common law and statutory developments, including taking into account the impact of the Human Rights Act 1998, the Youth Justice and Criminal Evidence Act 1999, the Civil Procedure Rules.

5RB‘s Richard Munden is author of the chapter entitled ‘Reporting Civil Court Proceedings’.  Other contributing authors include Amali de Silva of Wiggin LLP, Caroline Kelly and Jennifer Robinson of Finers Stephens Innocent, Professors Helen Fenwick Gavin Phillipson of the University of Durham and Dr Andrew Scott of the LSE.

Copies of the book can be purchased from LexisNexis.

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