The Clash of Law Justice in New Zealand
|Author:||Harry C. Midgley|
Part one explores with careful reasoning how justice and morality can be a casualty of our legal system. This was provoked by what became to be known as the Louise Nicholas case. The second part of the book is memoir mode about the author's values, family life, and includes impact on him of the Spanish Civil war and recounts his forays into politics and journalism.
Harry Midgley was born in Belfast Northern Ireland in 1926 and lived in Britain and Canada before coming to NZ in 1982. He has been a lawyer, political activits, journalist community entrepreneur and human rights advocate. He lives in Petone with his wife Caryl-Louise Robinson.
CONTENTS ACKNOWLEDGEMENTS PART ONE 1 Law and Justice 2 The Bazley Commission of Inquiry 3 Ian Wishart asks Why 4 Policemen, Layers and Mercenaries 5 Inquisitional Law and Morality is Indivisible PART TWO 6 What Are You? Not Just a Dichotomy 7. Spanish Civil War and Spanish Refugees 8 Home Guard, Wartime and After the War 9 Conservative Politics 10 Oh Canada! 11 New Zealand BIBLIOGRAPHY