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With this month’s crime links, we start with two Jack the Ripper-related articles: One that snuck in from the end of December: “I get trolled for... read more »
 The album into which this image is pasted contains a note in pencil directly above the mugshot that reads,"James William Lumsden "Wigs", oft.-convicted... read more »
Blackburn in 1906 (public domain) It’s always strange to read Victorian accounts of domestic violence, as they often reveal attitudes that are hard for... read more »
Posted by Krista J. Kesselring, 3 January 2022 Recent reports suggest that the Scottish government plans to pardon people convicted under the terms... read more »