Standing for pressure groups and the representative plaintiff

Barry Hough

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The common law has shown too great a respect for the individual. Pound expressed it this way: “The common law.... is concerned, not with social righteousness, but with individual rights. It tries questions of the highest social import as mere private controversies between John Doe and Richard Roe. And this compels a narrow and one sided view......”.
Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)77-96
Number of pages20
JournalDenning Law Journal
Publication statusPublished - 1991


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