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It's Sir Herbert and the humour is un-common.
Rivals the sermon on the mount as the definitive "Take" on the prudence of jurists assessing various intentions.
Anyone pretending to practice the Law who cites Blackstone more than Herbert is a shyster, Shuster, and should be shunned.
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Very old-fashioned, and Herbert was a terrible old Tory on every subject except divorce, which he wanted reformed--he thought the law at that time obliged people to give false testimony, and of course ... Read full review
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His humorous writing appeared often in Punch magazine, where the work for which he is best remembered – his series of Misleading Cases in the Common Law ...
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... in Herbert's book were each originally the subject of one of his columns in Punch, which ran under the heading "Misleading Cases in the Common Law". ...
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JSTOR: Observing Appellate Opinions from below the Bench
ap Herbert, in his Misleading Cases in the Common Law, has the Lord Chancellor utter these words in one of his imaginary opinions: Now, I have had occasion ...