Harry Woolf

February 11, 2013
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Jewish values are the same values important to English lawyers, particularly judges. Compared with modern human rights, Jewish law emphasises duties over rights, as did English Common Law when I became a judge. Today rights and duties are complementary. Perhaps my Judaism helped me understand this.

Baron Woolf has been Master of the Rolls and Lord Chief Justice. He is now a non-permanent judge at the Hong Kong Court of Final Appeal

Last updated: 9:16am, February 11 2013