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Includes bibliographical references (pages -273) and index.
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Introduction : 'Constitutional law versus justices' justice' The introduction of the 1844 Master and Servant Bill : 'the statutes relating to master and servant are nearly useless' The defeat of the 1844 Master and Servant Bill : 'triumph for Labour! ... the damnable bill crushed!' Trade union legal challenges to master and servant prosecutions : 'the value of the law when honestly administered' The Warrington cases, 1846-1847 : 'he might almost as well be without trial' Trades of Sheffield against Dr. Wilson Overend, 1842-1847 : 'I hope his prescriptions are better than his law' The reform of Magistrates' Summary Jurisdiction, 1843-1854 : 'the imperious necessity of affording greater protection to justices' The trades of Staffordshire against T.B. Rose, 1842-1851 : 'let but one of them come before me and I'll commit him' Conclusion : 'We certainly ought not to let a mere technical slip ... decide such a case'
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