Legal biography

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Legal biography is the biography of persons relevant to law. In a preface dated October 1983, A. W. B. Simpson wrote that it was "a rather neglected field".[1] Since then there as been a "resurgence of interest".[2]

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  1. ^ A W B Simpson (editor). Biographical Dictionary of the Common Law. Butterworths. London. 1984. ISBN 0 406 51657 X. Page v
  2. ^ Parry, R Gwynedd. Is Legal Biography Really Legal Scholarship? (June 2010) Legal Studies: The Journal of the Society of Legal Scholars. Volume 30. Issue 2. Page 208. Wiley Online Library. doi:10.1111/j.1748-121X.2009.00149.x