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ACRES, Douglas Ian (1924 - 2001), DL; Vice President, Magistrates’ Association, since 1988 (Chairman of Council, 1984–87)

in Who Was Who

P ublished online April 2014 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: History of Law; Law; Courts and Procedure; Intellectual History; Literature; History of Medicine; Medicine and Health; Physiology. 379 words.

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ADAMS, Gerard (<i>born</i> 1948), Member of the Dáil (TD) (SF) Louth, since 2011; President, Sinn Féin, since 1983 (Vice-President, 1978–83)

in Who's Who

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Reference Entry. Subjects: Political History; Law and Politics; Public Administration; Politics; Intellectual History; Literature; Literary Studies (Poetry and Poets). 168 words.

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ALDERSON, John Cottingham (1922 - 2011), writer and commentator on police and penal affairs; Chief Constable of Devon and Cornwall, 1973–82

in Who Was Who

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Reference Entry. Subjects: History of Law; Law; Courts and Procedure; Legal and Constitutional History; Policing; Social and Cultural History; Media Studies; Radio; Intellectual History; Literature. 303 words.

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alibi

Overview page. Subjects: Literature — Law.

N. [from Latin: elsewhere]

A defence to a criminal charge alleging that the defendant was not at the place at which the offence was committed at the time of its alleged commission...

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Alton, David Patrick Paul (<i>born</i> 1951), Chairman, Banner Ethical Investment Fund, 1999–2011; Chairman and Director, Merseyside Special Investment Fund, 2001–06; Professor of Citizenship, 1997, and Director, since 1997, Roscoe Foundation for Citizenship, Liverpool John Moores University

in Who's Who

P ublished online November 2015 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: History; Genealogy, Heraldry, Names, and Honours; Social and Cultural History; Education; Organization and Management of Education; Schools Studies; Political History; Law and Politics; Public Administration; Politics; Intellectual History; Interdisciplinary Studies; Communication Studies; Literature. 442 words.

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Amos, Valerie Ann (<i>born</i> 1954), PC 2003; Director, School of Oriental and African Studies, University of London, since 2015

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Reference Entry. Subjects: History; Genealogy, Heraldry, Names, and Honours; Business History; Business and Management; Business Ethics; Political History; Law and Politics; Public Administration; Politics; Intellectual History; Literature. 320 words.

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ANDERSON, Clive Stuart (<i>born</i> 1952), barrister; television and radio presenter and writer

in Who's Who

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Reference Entry. Subjects: History of Law; Law; Courts and Procedure; Social and Cultural History; Media Studies; Radio; Intellectual History; Literature. 189 words.

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ANDERSON, Roy Dunlop (1878 - 1932)

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Reference Entry. Subjects: History of Law; Law; Courts and Procedure; Intellectual History; Literature; Military History; Warfare and Defence; Military Life and Institutions. 164 words.

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ANGELOU, Marguerite Annie (1928 - 2014), writer, singer and actress

in Who Was Who

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Reference Entry. Subjects: Social and Cultural History; Education; Organization and Management of Education; Revolutions and Rebellions; Law and Politics; Political Behaviour; Performing Arts; Theatre; Intellectual History; Literature; Literary Studies (Poetry and Poets); Musicology and Music History; Music; Applied Music. 296 words.

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ARMITAGE, Simon Robert (<i>born</i> 1963), poet, novelist, playwright, song-lyricist, screen-writer and broadcaster; Professor of Poetry: University of Sheffield, since 2011; University of Oxford, since 2015

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Reference Entry. Subjects: Legal and Constitutional History; Law; Policing; Intellectual History; Literature; Literary Studies (Poetry and Poets). 182 words.

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