‘English and French Legal Methods’ series, Jan.-Apr. 1955
Scope and Contents
Correspondence principally between Hamson and the BBC concerning a series of five talks planned by Hamson which compared and contrasted the administration of justice in England and France. Hamson gave the first three talks: ‘The Civil Process’, ‘The Prosecution of the Accused’, and ‘Administrative Justice’ which were broadcast on 23 February, 2 and 9 March 1955. The remaining two talks were to be given by Monsieur André Bertrand, Directeur des Etudes, Ecole Nationale d’Administration, and Sir Patrick Devlin, a High Court judge. Also includes letters sent to Hamson in response to the broadcasts. See MS Add.9957/11/18-19 for transcripts of ‘The Prosecution of the Accused’ and ‘The Civil Process’ broadcasts.
- Jan.-Apr. 1955
Conditions Governing Access
The collection is open for researchers using Cambridge University Library. Some items of personal correspondence have been closed.
15 folio(s) (15 folios)
Language of Materials
- From the Fonds: Hamson, Charles John Joseph, 1905–1987 (jurist and known as Jack) (Person)