David Hughes Parry - A Jurist in Society
|ISBN: 9780708322925 (0708322921)Dyddiad Cyhoeddi Medi 2010 |
Cyhoeddwr: Gwasg Prifysgol Cymru / University of Wales Press, CaerdyddFformat: Clawr Caled, 240x160 mm, 220 tudalen
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Yn ôl pob tebyg, roedd Syr David Hughes Parry QC yn un o arbenigwyr cyfreithiol mwyaf pwerus a dylanwadol Cymru yn yr ugeinfed ganrif. Mae'r astudiaeth hon yn rhoi portread cyflawn ohono - ei yrfa fel cyfreithiwr, ysgolhaig cyfreithiol, gwneuthurwr polisïau i'r brifysgol, a diwygiwr y gyfraith.
Sir David Hughes Parry QC was probably one of the most powerful and influential Welsh jurists of the twentieth century. For the first time, this study provides a holistic account of his career as a lawyer, legal scholar, university policy-maker and law reformer.
Chapter One: ‘From the village of Llanaelhaearn’
Chapter Two: The Path to Power
Chapter Three: Law and Economics
Chapter Four: Academic Leadership
Chapter Five: The Institute of Advanced Legal Studies
Chapter Six: Welsh Affairs
Chapter Seven: The Aberystwyth Controversy
Chapter Eight: The Challenges of Federalism
Chapter Nine: The Legal Status of the Welsh Language
Chapter Ten: ‘Teach me good judgment’
Dr R. Gwynedd Parry is a barrister and a graduate of the universities of Aberystwyth and Lancaster. He is currently senior lecturer in law at Swansea University.
Sir David Hughes Parry QC was probably one of the most powerful and influential Welsh jurists of the twentieth century. As founding Director of the Institute of Advanced Legal Studies, he created a vehicle that would raise the standing of English legal scholarship on the global stage. An astute operator in the world of university politics, he became Vice-Chancellor and, later, Chairman of the Court of the University of London, and served as Vice-Chairman of the powerful University Grants Committee.
As Professor of English Law at the University of London, he laid the foundations for the development of the Department of Law at the London School and Economics into a centre of excellence in legal scholarship.
‘With wit, sensitivity and authority, this fascinating biography throws new light on Sir David Hughes Parry . . . It recreates vividly the life and world of an important legal scholar, university administrator, law reformer, policymaker and contributor to Welsh public life. A lucid and enjoyable read.’
Professor David Sugarman, Professor of Law at the University of Lancaster
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