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Ackner, Desmond James Conrad, Baron Ackner (1920–2006), judge

Michael Beloff

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

Published in print March 2013 |
Published online January 2010 | e-ISBN: 9780198614128 | DOI:

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Ackner, Desmond James Conrad, Baron Ackner (1920–2006), judge, was born at 90 Highbury New Park, Islington, London, on 18 September 1920, the son of an immigrant Viennese dentist, Conrad Ackner, who had a fashionable practice in Wimpole Street, and his wife, (Rosine) Rhoda, née Tuck...

Reference Entry.  1275 words. 

Subjects: Law ; Criminology and Criminal Justice

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