Thomas Mathiesen (1933-2021)

Thomas Mathiesen  (1933-2021)
All at Waterside Press were saddened to learn of the death on 28 May 2021 of Scandinavian sociologist Thomas Mathiesen who was for many years Professor of the Sociology of Law at Oslo University. His fine achievements will be amply catalogued elsewhere so I will confine myself to a few personal recollections.… Read more “Thomas Mathiesen (1933-2021)”

David Faulkner CB (1934-2020)

David Faulkner - A Tribute
The sad news that David Faulkner CB (1934-2020) has died will have been a shock to many of those in his wide professional and social networks. Substantial obituaries and accolades have appeared elsewhere (e.g. in the Guardian), so I will confine myself to a personal perspective as David’s one-time (distant) colleague and latterly publisher of two of his books.… Read more “David Faulkner CB (1934-2020)”

Sir Louis Blom-Cooper QC (1926 – 2018)

Sir Louis Blom-Cooper QC Obituary
Much is likely to be written in the media concerning Sir Louis Blom-Cooper whose death at his home in London was announced on September 20, 2018. He was 92. I will not repeat here the details of his illustrious career, which are bound to appear elsewhere, rather mention a few anecdotes.… Read more “Sir Louis Blom-Cooper QC (1926 – 2018)”