SOLON Law, Crime and History - Volume 3, Issue 2
Table of contents
Judith Rowbotham, Kim Stevenson and Samantha Pegg
The Unmanly Fear: Extortion Before the Twentieth Century. Joseph S. Bonica, p. 1-29
War Crimes Related Articles
On the Dangerous Game of Collaborating with Nazis: An Historico-Socio-Legal Reconstruction of that Forgotten Past Located within Silence, Absence and [Dis]Connections between Law’s History and Critical Legal Scholarship. Lorie Charlesworth, p. 52-81
Bearing Silent Witness: A Grandfather's Secret Attestation to German War Crimes in Occupied France. McKay M. Smith, p. 82-115
Justice and Genocide in Bosnia: An Unbridgeable Gap Between Academe and Law? Gregory Kent, p. 140-161
The Media Representation of Prisons: Boot Camps or Holiday Camps. Ian Marsh, p. 162-172
Vagrancy Laws in the US and Irish Supreme Courts. Genevieve Lennon, p. 173-179
‘Those Unfortunates’: Victorian Prostitution, Local Communities And The Law 1850-1890. Leah Bleakley, p. 180-182
The Limits of West German Justice in the 1960s: The Post-War Investigation of Walter Gieseke (Oberstleutnant of the Gendarmerie and SS) (University of Plymouth, 2013)This article uses a micro-historical methodology to examine some of the complex problems of bringing to justice Nazi-era war criminals in West Germany in the 1960s. It takes as its focus the failure to bring a case against ...
(University of Plymouth, 2013)This case note discusses the treatment of two analogous vagrancy laws by the United States Supreme Court and the Supreme Court of Ireland. The note presents an overview of the relevant law, the facts of the cases and the ...
Representations of Justice Executed at Norwich Castle: A Comparative Analysis of Execution Reports in The Norfolk Chronicle and Bury and Norwich Post, 1805-1867 (University of Plymouth, 2013)Recent years have seen growing interest among historians in newspaper reporting of crime and criminality in the eighteenth and nineteenth centuries. To date, however, comparatively little academic attention has been paid ...
Bearing Silent Witness: A Grandfather's Secret Attestation to German War Crimes in Occupied France (University of Plymouth, 2013)Scholars have acknowledged that the study of World War II era intelligence can be an extremely arduous undertaking. Intelligence tradecraft, by its very nature, requires that certain information remain secret. It necessitates ...
(University of Plymouth, 2013)This essay concerns the history of extortion in American law and culture, highlighting the shift from extortion as a paradigmatically male enterprise to one inseparably associated with women. Before the nineteenth-century, ...
On the Dangerous Game of Collaborating with Nazis: An Historico-Socio-Legal Reconstruction of that Forgotten Past Located within Silence, Absence and [Dis]Connections between Law’s History and Critical Legal Scholarship (University of Plymouth, 2013)Responses to the deliberately provocative title are contextualised within this writer’s research findings to date concerning the Allied investigation and prosecution of ‘minor’ war crimes trials after WWII. From these the ...
(University of Plymouth, 2013)The 1992-95 war in Bosnia was the worst war on the European continent since WWII. The massive and systematic human rights violations were the worst in Europe since the Holocaust. This article proposes, based on a provisional ...