Fake Law

Secret, Barrister

£9.99

The Secret Barrister returns to debunk the biggest legal lies of our time. Taking you from your own home to the halls of Westminster, this is the truth about justice in an age of fake law.

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Did an illegal immigrant avoid deportation because he had a cat?
Is the law on the side of the burglar who enters your home?
Are unelected judges enemies of the people?

Most of us think the law is only relevant to criminals, if we even think of it at all. But the law touches every area of our lives: from intimate family matters to the biggest issues in our society.

Our unfamiliarity is dangerous because it makes us vulnerable to media spin, political lies and the kind of misinformation that frequently comes from loud-mouthed amateurs and those with vested interests. This ‘fake law’ allows the powerful and the ignorant to corrupt justice without our knowledge – worse, we risk letting them make us complicit.

Thankfully, the Secret Barrister is back to reveal the stupidity, malice and incompetence behind many of the biggest legal stories of recent years. In Fake Law, the Secret Barrister debunks the lies and builds a defence against the abuse of our law, our rights and our democracy that is as entertaining as it is vital.

Additional information

Weight 294 g
Dimensions 197 × 130 × 28 mm
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Publisher

Imprint

Cover

Paperback

Pages

392

Language

English

Edition
Dewey

364.941 (edition:23)

Readership

General – Trade / Code: K