Journals Higher Education

The Struggle for Civil Liberties

Political Freedom and the Rule of Law in Britain, 1914-1945

Keith Ewing and Conor Anthony Gearty

  • Authors are two of the country's leading civil liberties lawyers
  • Puts into historical context the struggles for civil liberties
  • It will change the way that open-minded public lawyers think about their subject
  • A path-breaking and uncompromising account that challenges received wisdom
  • Comprehensive study of British case law and civil liberties during this period that has never been attempted before