The Day the King Died: A Terrible Miscarriage of Justice by Jim Morris,Glyn Maddocks PDF

By Jim Morris,Glyn Maddocks

there has been a old fashioned British conference below which executions have been stopped and sentence commuted if scheduled to happen at the day the sovereign died. Alfred Moore used to be doubly unlucky: nonetheless protesting his innocence he used to be at the scaffold an hour sooner than the demise of King George VI used to be announced.
Here, the writer re-assesses the facts as a result of the double homicide of 2 law enforcement officials and exhibits why the trial at Leeds Assizes used to be a travesty of justice — packed with blunders, inaccuracies, doubtful reminiscences and supposition. Set opposed to the social backdrop of Fifties West Yorkshire, the booklet stresses the necessity for warning the place witness debts might be pushed by way of preconceptions or ‘fit’ too tidily and provides to the voices of these calling for justice in a case during which prosecutors possibly obtained the incorrect man.

‘I learn the ebook with a turning out to be feel of disquiet and unease and used to be left with a sense poor miscarriage of justice may possibly good have occurred’:
Campbell Malone.

Jim Morris has taken a detailed curiosity in crime and punishment for a few years, having written on matters as various as unsolved murders, actual crime and the good teach theft. He lives and works in Ireland.

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