SOLON Law, Crime and History - Volume 6, Issue 2
Table of contents
Judith Rowbotham, Kim Stevenson and Samantha Pegg
‘‘Arab Castaways’/’French Escapees’: Mobilities, Border Protection and White Australia. Karin Speedy, p. 15-30
The Legal Capacity of Deaf Persons in the Decisions of the Imperial Court of Justice between 1880 and 1900. Raluca Enescu and Anja Werner, p. 31-53
Robin Hood the Brute: Representations of the Outlaw in Eighteenth Century Criminal Biography. Stephen Badeo, p. 54-70
‘The Great Portion of the Scum of Society’? Representations of Execution Crowds in the Lancashire Press, 1830-1868. John Walliss, p. 71-90
‘The Great Portion of the Scum of Society’? Representations of Execution Crowds in the Lancashire Press, 1830-1868 (University of Plymouth, 2016)From 1830 to the abolition of public executions in 1868, there was a growing critique of the execution crowd among elite commentators. To date, however, most, if not all, discussion of this critique has focused on the ...
The Legal Capacity of Deaf Persons in the Decisions of the Imperial Court of Justice between 1880 and 1900 (University of Plymouth, 2016)The inclusion of deaf persons in a judicial setting raised questions about their ability to bear witness, be convicted, conclude a marriage, make a will and, of course, about the ability of the court to communicate with ...
Criminal Liability for Statements in the Light of the Case Law Generated by Regional Courts in Regions Incorporated into Poland Following World War II (University of Plymouth, 2016)The Decree of June 13, 1946, on offences posing a particular threat to state reconstruction (the so-called Little Criminal Code) was one of the key legislative instruments incorporated into Poland’s communist penal law. ...
(University of Plymouth, 2016)In 1901, the year of Australian Federation and the implementation of the White Australia Policy, a small boatload of suspicious, brown, Muslim men landed ‘illegally’ on the Far North Queensland coast. The reaction to their ...
(University of Plymouth, 2016)Eighteenth century criminal biography is a topic that has been explored at length by both crime historians such as Andrea McKenzie and Richard Ward, as well as literary scholars such as Lincoln B. Faller and Hal Gladfelder. ...