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Monthly Archives: February 2015

20 Feb 2015

Discussion about legal personhood

20 February 2015 The UK Human Rights Blog have posted an interesting article entitled ‘Slaves, animals and Lord Mansfield’. The article starts: A fascinating riff has been playing around the London Review of Books since Stephen Sedley (erstwhile Sedley LJ) reviewed a biography of the 18th century judge Lord Mansfield… but the excellent letters of response are open access. Mansfield is perhaps best known by commercial lawyers for injecting into the hitherto archaic English commercial law some element of rationality. […]