Jessel, Sir George

   English judge. A brilliant barrister, Jessel was elected to Parliament in 1868 and became solicitor-general three years later. In 1873 he was appointed master of the rolls. During the next decade his learned and lucid judgments made an important contribution to English equity law.

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  • JESSEL, SIR GEORGE — (1824–1883), English jurist, one of the country s great lawmaking judges. Born in London, the son of a diamond merchant, Jessel was called to the bar in 1847, and became a Queen s Counsel in 1865. He entered Parliament as Liberal member for Dover …   Encyclopedia of Judaism

  • Jessel, Sir George — ▪ British jurist born Feb. 13, 1824, London, Eng. died March 21, 1883, London  jurist considered one of the greatest English trial judges in equity. It is said that Jessel, as solicitor general (1871–73), was the first professing Jew to hold… …   Universalium

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  • George Jessel (Jurist) — George Jessel Sir George Jessel (* 13. Februar 1824 in London; † 21. März 1883 ebenda) war ein englischer Jurist. Jessel war Reichsarchivar, Richter, Kronanwalt (Solicitor General) 1871–1873 und Master of the Rolls 1873–1883. Biografie George …   Deutsch Wikipedia

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