Eve was Framed: Women and British Justice

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Vintage, 1993 - Female offenders - 285 pages
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"Eve Was Framed offers an impassioned, personal critique of the British legal system. Helena Kennedy focuses on the treatment of women in our courts - at the prejudices of judges, the misconceptions of jurors, the labyrinths of court procedures and the influence of the media. But the inequities she uncovers could apply equally to any disadvantaged group - to those whose cases are subtly affected by race, class poverty or politics, or who are burdened, even before they appear in court, by misleading stereotypes."

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"This is a cogently argued examination of how the British legal system ignores, downgrades, underrates and discriminates against women...Kennedy has properly argued that a profession that practises ... Read full review

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About the author (1993)

Baroness Helena Kennedy QC is chair of the British Council, Chair of the Human Genetics Commission and a member of the Bar Association's International Task Force on terrorism. Her previous book was the highly successful Eve Was Framed- Women and British Justice.

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