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The Law is a Ass

Ronald Irving

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ISBN 13: 978-1-59020-445-0
Trim Size: 5 x 7
Hardcover
Overlook
10/13/2011

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The law is no laughing matter. But when one looks more closely it teems with humor. This delicious and irreverent book contains many witty and sometimes profound observations and sayings, arranged in sections covering justice, the law, lawyers, courts, libel, crime and punishment, and wills. Each section begins with a preface by Ronald Irving, with insights and anecdotes about the law. The book is illustrated throughout with cartoons and sketches, and will interest and entertain lawyers and all who have ever marveled at the mysterious workings of the law. And it's a great gift!



Ronald Irving studied law at Oxford and spent his working life in the London courts. He is co-author of the classic Know Your Rights and has written extensively on legal subjects for The Times.



Quotations from The Law Is a Ass:
" Three golden rules for lawyers: get the money up front, make no promises, get the money up front." --Anonymous



"A lawyer with his briefcase can steal more than a hundred men with guns."
--Mario Puzo, The Godfather


"I think we may class the lawyer in the natural history of monster."
--John Keats


"I was married by a judge: I should have asked for a jury."
--Groucho Marx


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