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Judge McKinnon race controversy

Title
Judge McKinnon race controversy
Genre
Interview
TX Date
13 Jan 1978
Year of production
1978
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Duration
00:04:28
Description
Interview with Labour MP Leo Abse, about Judge Neil McKinnon and the verdict that he will not be allowed to judge in matters of race relations following racist summing up in the case of John Kingsley Read of the National Front who was acquitted of stirring up racial hatred. Response insufficient and the whole judicial system should be looked at to prevent this. Male interviewer not identified.
Contributors
Leo Abse
Keywords
Law; Interethnic relations; National Front; Judges; John Kingsley Read; Neil McKinnon

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