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Author Morris, Jim,
Title The day the king died : a terrible miscarriage of justice / Jim Morris ; with a foreword by Glyn Maddocks.
Imprint Hampshire, England : Waterside Press, 2015.

Author Morris, Jim,
Subject Judicial error -- Great Britain -- Cases.
Judicial error -- Great Britain -- History -- 20th century.
Trials (Murder) -- England -- Leeds.
Alt Name Maddocks, Glyn,
Description 1 online resource (246 pages) : illustrations, map
polychrome rdacc
Note Includes index.
Online resource; title from PDF title page (ebrary, viewed February 16, 2016).
Contents Front cover; Copyright and publication details; Contents; Acknowledgements; About the Author; The Author of the Foreword; Foreword; Introduction; Beginning; The Burglar; Police; Shooting; Police Constable Jagger; Arrest; Hospital; Identification; Police Evidence; Consistency; Family; Evidence; The Farm; Mistakes; Misdeeds; Doubt; Saturday Night; On Remand; The Trial; Defence Evidence; The Prosecution; The Defence; Withheld or Ignored Evidence; Some Thoughts on the Summing-up; The Run Up to the Appeal and its Aftermath; The Rest of February 1952 and On; Index
Putting justice into words: Also from Waterside PressMurderers or Martyrs; The Cameo Conspiracy: A Shocking True Story ofMurder and Injustice; The Cardiff Five: Innocent Beyond Any Doubt; The Colour of Injustice: The Mysterious Murder of theDaughter of a High Court Judge; Rough Justice: Citizens' Experiences ofMistreatment and Injusticein the Early Stages of LawEnforcement; The First Miscarriage of Justice: The 'Unreported and Amazing'Case of Tony Stock; Back cover
Summary There was a quaint British convention under which executions were stopped and sentence commuted if scheduled to take place on the day the sovereign died. Alfred Moore was doubly unfortunate: still protesting his innocence he was on the scaffold an hour before the death of King George VI was announced.
ISBN 9781908162861 (electronic bk.)
1908162864 (electronic bk.)
9781908162878 (electronic bk.)
1908162872 (electronic bk.)
OCLC # 1018088222
Additional Format Print version: Morris, Jim. Day the king died : a terrible miscarriage of justice. Hampshire, England : Waterside Press, ©2015 viii, 9-239 pages 9781909976139.

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