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A Judge Too Far - Front Cover
His Honour Judge Keith Matthewman QC of the Nottingham Crown Court.

A Biography by Narvel S Annable


Narvel Annable explores the fascinating story of his former teacher who has spanned the social divide from a Yorkshire coal mining background to being listed in Who's Who and Debrett's People of Today and is now described as legendary in the local Press. Judge Matthewman went on to become a broadcaster, a controversial television personality, strident critic of the Criminal Justice System and latterly the President of the Friends of the Galleries of Justice Museum in Nottingham.

This book takes you through the years of the Second World War in Chilwell, the 1950's in Long Eaton Grammar School and then on to University College London. The 1960's will see shop-keeping at Aldercar, school-teaching and politics in Heanor, leading on to Rolls Royce in Derby and ending up with many examples from the riveting daily drama of lives in crisis in the Nottingham law courts.
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