The New Newgate Calendar

The Prosecution Project

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Investigating the criminal trial in Australian history

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Australia, trials, courts

Latest Posts

The hanging years

As one of the two original Australian convict colonies, Tasmania shares with New South Wales an ignominious history of capital... • posted 17 days ago

Why history shows we need lawyers

Research brief 29 Why do people need lawyers? This may sound like the start of a joke. Yet the need for lawyers remains a... • posted 321 days ago

The pretense of a prosecution?

Research Brief 28 In 1900, Mary Ryan was living at North Pine, near Brisbane, with her five children. Her husband had not... • posted 385 days ago

“Mum will be safe now”: Prosecuting children who kill violent men

Lisa Durnian examines patricide prosecutions where children killed their mothers’ abusers. Research Brief 27 –... • posted 447 days ago