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  Lord Woolf   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-07)
Discusses the construction of Virginia Woolf as a modern cultural icon and argues that, as an icon, she is everywhere.
Virginia Woolf Web A valuable resource providing a directory of texts and articles on the web, with collection and multimedia availability information, as well as a searchable archive and links to other Virginia Woolf web sites.
Woolf and lived at the house from 1919 to her suicide in 1941.
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 The Johns Hopkins Gazette: January 13, 2003
Harry Woolf, a former provost of Johns Hopkins, longtime chair of the
Woolf, who was 79, is remembered by former colleagues as a great thinker, visionary and friend.
Woolf left Hopkins in 1976 to become the director of the Institute for Advanced Study, an independent research institution located in Princeton, N.J. In a May 20, 1976, Gazette article on Woolf's pending departure, President Steven Muller said, "The Johns Hopkins University and I will find Harry Woolf irreplaceable.
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 Newsroom   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-07)
From 1953-1976, Dr. Woolf taught physics and the history of science at Boston University, Brandeis University, the University of Washington, and, finally, The Johns Hopkins University, where he was the Willis K. Shepard professor of the history of science from 1961-1976, and department chairman from 1961-1972.
From 1972-1976, Dr. Woolf was Provost of The Johns Hopkins University, serving during a period of academic reorganization that required shared duties with the university president.
Under Dr. Woolf's direction, the Institute achieved significant growth and development in all directions, including a substantial increase in the endowment of the Institute, notable changes in the presence of computer technology in academic research, and the establishment of the Institute archives.
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 Woolf Phillips
Woolf later recalled that he "liked Joe Loss immensely - a very nice man." It was a 'seven-day-a-week' job at the Astoria, and the band played all the time for dancing.
In private correspondence, Woolf has recalled that on one particular night, playing with Sid Phillips at Le Suivi, with Leslie "Jiver" Hutchinson on trumpet, York de Sousa on piano, Woolf on trombone, and Max Abrahams on the drums, actor Robert Newton was lying drunk on the stand.
Woolf's own orchestra was featured in the Paris In Piccadilly production; supported Cecily Courtneidge in her show; and also substituted, on many shows, for all BBC staff orchestras during their holidays.
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 harrying of the north - Hutchinson encyclopedia article about harrying of the north   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-07)
William continued his campaign around the north of England to deter further risings and in 1070 attacked parts of Mercia as well.
The ‘harrying’ was effective in deterring potential rebels but famine followed his military campaign and even the Norman writer Ordericus Vitalis described it as ‘barbarous homicide’.
This information should not be considered complete, up to date, and is not intended to be used in place of a visit, consultation, or advice of a legal, medical, or any other professional.
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 Harry Woolf, 79, Historian and Administrator -- Rest in Peace   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-07)
Harry Woolf, a historian of science who, as director of the Institute for Advanced Study at Princeton, helped triple its endowment, died at his home in Princeton on Monday.
From 1953 to 1976, Dr. Woolf taught physics and the history of science at Boston University, Brandeis University and the University of Washington before moving to Johns Hopkins, where he was Willis K. Shepard professor of the history of science from 1961 to 1976.
Woolf was also a visiting professor at universities in India and six West African countries.
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 Department for Constitutional Affairs - Speeches - Valedictory Address on the retirement of Lord Woolf of Barnes Lord ...
Harry Woolf was the second senior junior in 1 Crown Office Row.
In 1973 Harry was appointed Junior Counsel to the Inland Revenue.
Harry Woolf's wisdom and concern for great or small alike and his generosity of spirit was always known to those in his chambers.
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 Harry Woolf Encyclopedia Article, Definition, History, Biography   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-07)
Henry Kenneth Woolf, Baron Woolf, PC (born May 2, 1933), is the current Lord Chief Justice of England and Wales, but will retire effective October 1, 2005.
The Constitutional Reform Act made him the first Lord Chief Justice to be President of the Courts of England and Wales, and the most senior judge in the United Kingdom instead of the Lord Chancellor.
The son of a builder and architect, Woolf attended Fettes College in Edinburgh and then studied law at University College London (UCL).
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 Guardian Unlimited Politics | Special Reports | The Guardian profile: Lord Woolf
Ten years ago Harry Woolf suggested in a lecture that if the "unthinkable" happened and parliament passed a law abolishing judicial review, the judges could dig their heels in and refuse to obey it.
Woolf's career at the bar and on the bench spans the rise of judicial review in the past 40 years as a protection for the citizen against arbitrary decisions and abuse of state power.
Woolf once said that when he died the word "Tameside" would be found engraved on his heart: a reference to a case he lost as a barrister representing a Labour education minister trying to force a Conservative education authority to go comprehensive.
politics.guardian.co.uk /constitution/story/0,9061,1162591,00.html   (1548 words)

 [No title]   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-07)
Lord Woolf is poised to step down as Lord Chief Justice four years early because he is tired of being bullied by ministers, it was reported last night.
He said Lord Woolf, 71, was preparing to step down from his £205,000-a-year job four years before the statutory retirement age.
"Harry Woolf has been the subject of a grossly unfair criticism by the media, and David Blunkett in particular," Lord Ackner was reported as saying.
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 BBC NEWS | In Depth | Newsmakers | Lord Woolf: Wild about Harry
Lord Woolf has consistently championed the cause of penal reform and the problems of prison overcrowding since he criticised the government in his report following the Strangeways prison riot in 1990.
Lord Woolf's ruling was driven by his desire to keep the boys out of a young offenders' institution where the conditions were "so corrosive" as to rule out any hopes of a successful rehabilitation.
Harry Woolf was born in 1933 in Newcastle into a close Jewish family.
news.bbc.co.uk /1/hi/in_depth/uk/2000/newsmakers/2669719.stm   (797 words)

 The Observer | Comment | None so high
Harry Kenneth Woolf was born in 1933 in Newcastle, to a rich and happy Jewish family, second-generation immigrants who had done well in the building trade.
The arc of Woolf's career since spans an era of exponential growth in the number of cases brought, and also a dramatic enlargement of the scope which the judiciary feels it has to intervene.
Woolf's judgment, whose logic is impossible to follow, was that the Human Fertilisation and Embryology Authority was wrong to prevent the insemination, because when it did so it had not ruled (as it later did) that she should not have removed the sperm at all.
observer.guardian.co.uk /comment/story/0,6903,625684,00.html   (1375 words)

 Encyclopedia: James Bulger   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-07)
This decision was widely criticised as Howard appeared to be trying to make a political gain from his role in the judicial process: it was overturned in 1997 by the Law Lords.
In October 2000, Lord Chief Justice Harry Woolf reduced their minimum sentence by two years for their behaviour in detention, effectively restoring the original trial judge's eight-year term.
The Lord Chief Justice of England and Wales is the second-highest judge of the Courts of England and Wales, after the Lord Chancellor, and the presiding judge of Criminal Division of the Court of Appeal, and of the Queens Bench Division of the High Court.
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 Virginia Woolf: An Inventory of Her Collection at the Harry Ransom Humanities Research Center
The death of her mother in 1895, when Virginia was thirteen, led to the first in a life long series of bouts of "madness" or depression, which plagued Woolf and which she treated with rest, milk, and long walks.
In 1917, the Woolfs purchased a small hand press and set it up on their dining-room table with the idea of printing some of their own work and that of a few friends.
Leonard Woolf sent one letter to Angelica Garnett in 1941, located in box 1, folder 12, and six letters to Francis Hackett between 1932 and 1934, which are also located in box 1, folder 12.
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 Bloomberg.com: U.K.
Woolf, 72, will be replaced by Nicholas Phillips, 67, currently the next most senior judge, according to a press statement on the Web site of the Prime Minister's office.
Woolf, who was appointed chief justice in June 2000, will be remembered mainly for his recommendations to make Britain's civil courts quicker, cheaper and fairer, said Patrick Sherrington, a partner at London-based law firm Lovells.
The son of an architect, Woolf was born in 1933 in Newcastle.
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 The Analytic Spirit   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-07)
Woolf has divided the essays into six categories: The Chemical Revolution; Science, Society, and the Enlightenment; Scientific Institutions; Structure and Function in Early Modern Science; The Revolutionary Aspects of Modern Physics; and The Supernova of 1054.
The last category seems to be an afterthought that did not fit in anywhere else in the book, although Pearce WilliamsÆ essay on the supernova is one of the most interesting entries in the entire publication.
Woolfe did an excellent job of dividing the essays into meaningful sections so that the entire book has some coherence to it.
courses.unt.edu /rdecarvalho/h5040/StudentPapers/Woolf,Harry.htm   (1206 words)

 Observer | Porridge oafs
You were told that their age or previous convictions or, 'except in exceptional circumstances', the facts of the case, no longer mattered.
You comply until 5 March when you hear Woolf declare that you and your feckless colleagues have pushed the prison service to the end of its tether.
Harry Fletcher, the spokesman for the probation officers union, said the Government's determination to be 'perceived' as tough is sabotaging its crisis management.
observer.guardian.co.uk /print/0,3858,4421695-102273,00.html   (1293 words)

 Department for Constitutional Affairs - Speeches - Valedictory Address on the retirement of Lord Woolf of Barnes
Mr Justice Woolf sought to summarise his submissions in a question from the bench: "So what you are saying Mr Baker is…" and then proceeded to summarise Mr Baker's submissions in one of those Woolf sentences which never end, and contain 100 subordinate clauses!
Harry stepped up to the job of Lord Chief Justice and, taking all his judges with him, has steered the judiciary to a safe haven - their reputation and their independence preserved and enhanced.
He is secure in his close marriage to Margaruite who has contributed to Harry's success by her support, and by the effect she has had on him over a lifetime together.
www.dca.gov.uk /speeches/2005/lc290705.htm   (1136 words)

 Chapin, Harry Music Web Links   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-07)
Harry Chapin Foundation - This foundation exists to help concerned, private citizens get involved in eradicating world hunger within a lifetime.
Harry Chapin - A fan's appreciation, including his correspondence with the singer/singwriter.
Chapin, Harry No woman marries for money; they are all clever enough, before marrying a millionaire, to fall in love with him first.
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 BBC NEWS | UK | Lord Woolf's 'radical' reputation
Harry Woolf, or Lord Woolf of Barnes has a track record as a penal reformer and is no stranger to taking on the government.
His ruling was driven by his desire to keep the boys out of a young offenders' institution where the conditions were "so corrosive" as to rule out any hopes of a successful rehabilitation.
Lord Woolf's interest in the state of our prisons stems from both a pragmatic view of justice and a deep humanitarian streak.
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 Penn: Communications: British Judge Approves Penn Experiment in Sentencing
The endorsement was revealed in a recent advisory letter to crown court judges from Harry Woolf, the lord chief justice of England and Wales, in response to questions raised by a judge planning to participate in the experiment.
Woolf wrote that, "while consistency in sentencing is highly desirable, in practice it can never be achieved totally.
The full text of letters by Woolf and Sherman are posted at the Jerry Lee Center's Web site, www.crim.upenn.edu/jrc, along with other information about the $3.5 million project funded by the British government.
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 New Statesman: His turf wars with the government must leave him battle-weary, but he will struggle onto ensure the ...   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-07)
Woolf was told "minutes, rather than days" before the release of a plan so alarming that his deputy, Lord Justice Judge, raised the spectre of Nazi Germany in his warning of political interference.
Woolf, discussing the package for the first time, feels "comfortable" with the result, if not the process.
Woolf, though combative, has trodden carefully, aware that judges stray into politics at their peril.
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 Harry Woolf, Baron Woolf - Encyclopedia, History, Geography and Biography   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-07)
Harry Woolf, Baron Woolf - Encyclopedia, History, Geography and Biography
The son of a builder and architect, Woolf attended Fettes College in Edinburgh and the studied law at London University.
The article about Harry Woolf, Baron Woolf contains information related to Harry Woolf, Baron Woolf and External links.
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 IGN Boards - Who do you think will die in the end? Harry or Voldemort
It fits the Prophecy 'One must die at the hand of the other' since Voldy is dying because of Harry, it's just that Harry isn't living either.
He therefore has a part of Harry in him, blood that is good and strong and full of love.
With the other part of the prophecy (but he will have power the Dark Lord knows not) it could also mean that harry has to die for someone else to realise they are the key to killing voldemort.
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 [No title]   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-07)
In court on Wednesday the Home Office had said M was a member of an extremist Islamic movement in Libya, had fought in Afghanistan, was involved in procuring arms to attack Libyan leader Moamer Kadhafi's regime and had transferred funds to a man suspected of Al-Qaeda links.
In handing down judgement Thursday, Lord Chief Justice Harry Woolf, who headed the three-judge Court of Appeal panel, said the court accepted there was evidence - much of which it heard behind closed doors -- which raised suspicions.
Woolf also said that, while it was "self-evident" that society needed to protect itself from terrorism, an individual must be able to turn to the judicial system to determine if their detention was lawful or not.
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 Israel21c   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-07)
Dec. 02 - The Israeli Supreme Court is one of the world's finest, according to Lord Harry Woolf, Lord Chief Justice of England and Wales.
According to Ha'aretz, while speaking to the Anglo-Israel Association recently, Woolf said, "If you ask me which of the supreme courts in the world is the finest, I would happily say that the Israeli court was a candidate for that title." Woolf is in Israel this week for a lecture at Hebrew University.
Woolf said protection of human rights, Arab and Jewish alike, has become a hallmark of the Israeli Supreme Court.
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 Department for Constitutional Affairs - Speeches - Annual Judges Dinner - 21 July 2004
This is a trend begun by the work Harry Woolf did on civil procedure, and continued by the work of Sir Robin Auld in his Review of the Criminal Courts.
As Harry has said, all political parties accept it, but it will be one of the most enduring and profound of all of the changes which have emerged out of the announcements of the 12 June.
There is no real doubt, as Harry has said, that the role must change, and what the new role should be.
www.dca.gov.uk /speeches/2004/lc220704.htm   (1918 words)

The Right Honourable Lord Woolf of Barnes, Master of the Rolls of the Royal Courts of Justice, will be the principal speaker at the Institute's Annual Dinner on Wednesday evening, May 17.
As Master of the Rolls, which entails serving as the President of the Court of Appeal (Civil Division), Lord Woolf of Barnes (Harry Kenneth Woolf), holds one of the two highest judicial positions in the United Kingdom.
Scholar and educator as well as jurist, Lord Woolf is the author of Protecting the Public: The New Challenge, based on his Hamlyn lectures (delivered at the Institute for Advanced Legal Studies in London), and co-editor of a major textbook, Judicial Review of Administrative Action.
www.ali.org /ali/pr050500a.htm   (1609 words)

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