The 1980s Northern Irish Juridical Field

  • Devyani Prabhat
Part of the Palgrave Socio-Legal Studies book series (PSLS)


In the previous chapter it was possible to identify several kinds of motivation that give rise to legal work. This is linked to the varying nature of mobilization. There are instances when lawyers do not participate in rights work at all. What holds them back? What creates silence and inaction in the juridical field? In Northern Ireland, some lawyers lost their lives for participation in rights work. However, others did not take on similar roles.


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© Devyani Prabhat 2016

Authors and Affiliations

  • Devyani Prabhat
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  1. 1.University of Bristol Law SchoolUK

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