Barrister Of The Decade Courtenay Griffiths QC
Griffiths believes the notion of pure law is “complete nonsense”: “[Judges] are involved in making political decisions in many instances and I think as a lawyer you have to recognise that reality otherwise you are not doing your job.”
Born in Kingston, Jamaica, the second youngest child of a carpenter father, Griffiths moved to England with his family in 1961 and was raised in Coventry. Educated at Bablake School, he graduated in 1978 with an LLB (Hons) from the London School of Economics (Wikipedia).
What Justice? – Courtenay Griffiths QC on the International Criminal Court
If you look at the world through Courtenay Griffiths QC’s eyes then, inevitably, you look at the world through the lens of Karl Marx.
“Remember your Marx,” exhorts the Jamaican-born, British-raised Queen’s Counsel several times…
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