Gordon Hewart

[1st Baron Of Bury]

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Gordon Hewart, 1st Viscount Hewart, PC (7 January 1870 – 5 May 1943) was a politician and judge in the United Kingdom. Born in Bury, Lancashire the son of Giles Hewart, he was educated at Manchester Grammar School and University College, Oxford.

He was a Liberal Member of Parliament from 1913 and was made a Privy Counsellor in 1918, Attorney General from 10 January 1919 to 6 March 1922.... more »

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  • ''Justice should not only be done, but should manifestly and undoubtedly be seen to be done.''
    Gordon, 1st Baron Of Bury Hewart (1870-1943), British judge. Quoted in King's Bench Reports, vol. 1 (1924). ruling on the quashing of a conviction...
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