SOLON Law, Crime and History - Volume 6, Issue 1
Table of contents
Judith Rowbotham, Kim Stevenson and Samantha Pegg
The Bloodiest Code: Counting Executions and Pardons at the Old Bailey, 1730-1837. Simon Devereaux, p. 1-36
'The True State of My Case': The Memoirs of Mrs Anne Bailey, 1771. Sarah Ailwood, p. 37-58
Continuity and Change in the History of Scottish Juvenile Justice. Christine Kelly, p. 59-82
The Scottish Criminal Trial and Judicial Intervention in a Public Controversy. Robert S. Shiels, p. 83-102
(University of Plymouth, 2016)This paper explores the theme of continuity and change in the history of Scottish juvenile justice, drawing attention to the longer historical view which enables us to focus on the underlying continuities between nineteenth ...
(University of Plymouth, 2016)This article explores The Memoirs of Mrs Anne Bailey, a short memoir published by a lone mother in London in 1771. It addresses questions of methodology, in terms of legal history and textual analysis, to examine how Anne ...
(University of Plymouth, 2016)A published article by a senior Scottish Judge, Lord Kingsburgh (Sir John Macdonald), in 1898, reveals the tensions around reform in the United Kingdom of the law concerning the competence of an accused giving evidence ...
(University of Plymouth, 2016)This article presents the most detailed and accurate accounting to date of capital convicts at the Old Bailey during the era of England’s ‘Bloody Code’ (1730-1837), at which time that court produced more capital convictions ...