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Borderlands of Law

Legal Limit by Nicholas Hasluck Federation Press, 2013, 234 pages, $49.95This latest book by novelist and retired judge Nicholas Hasluck (Supreme Court of Western Australia) is an erudite collection of essays on the relations of law and literature. As the title suggests, it also explores the limits at and beyond which the processes of law become problematic—the borderlands between law and justice, between the facts and the deeper truths. There is much in the book to interest the general reader as well as the lawyer, and the often complex issues it raises for consideration are made readily comprehensible. Most would…

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