In the Highest Degree Odious Detention without Trial in Wartime Britain by A. W. Brian Simpson

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In the Highest Degree Odious book. Read 2 reviews from the world's largest community for readers. During the Second World War, just under two thousand Br /5. In the Highest Degree Odious Detention without Trial in Wartime Britain A.

Brian Simpson. A Clarendon Press Publication. This book provides the first comprehensive study of Regulation 18B and its precursor in the First World War, Regulation 14B; Based on extensive use of primary sources, it describes the complex history of wartime executive.

Churchill, at first an enthusiast for vigorous use of the power of executive detention, later came to lament the use of a power which was, in his words, 'in the highest degree odious', but although many detainees were fairly soon released a considerable number remained in custody for prolonged periods, some for the entire duration of the war.

The Book In the Highest Degree Odious: Detention without Trial in Wartime Britain. A.W. Simpson. Clarendon Press. Review This book was riveting and eye-opening.

It is perhaps best encapsulated by a quote from Churchill, part of which forms the title of the book. He later came to lament the use of a power which was, in his words, "in the highest degree odious." Although many detainees were soon released, a considerable number remained in custody for prolonged periods--some for the duration of the war.

This book provides the first comprehensive study of this Regulation and its by:   Churchill, at first an enthusiast for vigorous use of the powers of executive detention, later came to lament the use of a power which was, in his words, 'in the highest degree odious'.

This book provides the first comprehensive study of Regulation 18B and its precursor in the First World War, Regulation : Get this from a library. In the highest degree odious: detention without trial in wartime Britain. [A W B Simpson] -- During the Second World War, just under British citizens were detained without charge, trial or term set, under Regulation 18B of the wartime Defence Regulations.

This book provides a. He later came to lament the use of a In the Highest Degree Odious book which was, in his words, "in the highest degree odious." Although many detainees were soon released, a considerable number remained in custody for prolonged periods--some for the duration of the war.

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[Alfred William Brian Simpson] Book: All Authors / Contributors: Alfred William Brian Simpson. Find more information about: ISBN: OCLC Number: Description. The collection consists of documents and correspondence assembled by Professor A.W. Brian Simpson during the writing of his book In the Highest Degree Odious: Detention Without Trial in Wartime Britain (Clarendon Press, ).

To quote from. In the Highest Degree Odious by Simpson, A. Brian and a great selection of related books, art and collectibles available now at Bibliography Includes bibliographical references (p.

[]) and index. Contents. The invention of executive detention-- Regulation 14B and its progeny-- emergency planning between the wars-- the Commons Revolt-- detention during the Phoney War-- the defeat of liberalism-- fascism and the fears of the British Fifth Column-- the great incarceration begins-- it might have.

Alfred William Brian Simpson, QC (Hon.), JP, FBA (17 August – 10 January ) usually referred to as Brian Simpson, was a British legal historian and the emeritus Charles F. and Edith J.

Clyne Professor of Law at the University of Michigan Law School. Biography. Born in Kendal, Cumbria, Simpson was educated at Oakham School and The Queen's College, Oxford, where.

THIS lively and entertaining book is about detention without trial in wartime Britain. It is the work of a British-born academic lawyer who currently has Author: IAN MCINTYRE. Simpson, In the Highest Degree Odious: Detention Without Trial in Wartime Britain (Clarendon, ) and Frankowski & Shelton (eds) Preventive Detention: A Comparative and International Law Perspective (Martinus Nijhoff, ) Research output: Contribution to journal › Book/Film/Article reviewAuthor: Steven Greer.

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Shipping in the UK is free. Competitive shipping rates world-wide. and at the time of writing his book on internment he was Charles F. and Edith J. Clyne Professor of Law, University of Michigan. Professor Simpson died in January [Notes based on In the Highest Degree Odious, documents in the collection, and Who's Who] Related collections: Robert Saunders Papers.

In the Highest Degree Odious: Detention Without Trial in Wartime Britain A. Brian Simpson, (Oxford: Clarendon Press, ) pp, ISBN 0–19––9, £?. Preventive Detention: A Comparative and International Law Perspective S. Frankowski and D. Shelton (eds), (Dordrecht: Martinus Nijhoff, ) pp, ISBN 0––, £ The power of the Executive to cast a man in prison without formulating any charge known to the law, and particularly to deny him the judgment of his peers is in the highest degree odious and is the foundation of all totalitarian government, whether Nazi or tion: Software Engineer.

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The power of the Executive to cast a man into prison without formulating any charge known to the law and particularly to deny him the judgement of his peers is in the highest degree odious and is the foundation of all totalitarian government whether Nazi or Communist.

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