Sir Patrick Hastings (1880-1952), Barrister and writer
Sitter in 2 portraits
Advocate and Attorney General (1924); Labour MP (1922-6); gained wide publicity from his involvement in some of the most spectacular trials of the day such as the libel action brought by Marie Stopes against Halliday Sutherland (1924).
Law and Crime
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