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A Newcastle University project to tell stories about Newcastle’s Victorian prison, by drawing together research, memories and images, sounds fascinating.... read more »
Along with the amazing collection of mugshots that form the basis of this blog, Aberdeen City & Aberdeenshire Archives is fortunate to hold several... read more »
We hear a lot about men who kill their partners in a domestic setting, but perhaps less about women who do. Although women have been less represented as... read more »
Posted by Sara M. Butler, 19 May 2021. On July 1, 2021, Ohio courts are entering into a new age of bail reform. Ohio’s Supreme Court ruled recently... read more »
A story from 1838, which begs the question: did the accused man try to break into the overseer’s house knowing it would bring him before the magistrate... read more »
What is “tidy data”? The data Missing data a simple case more complex cases Multiple values in one cell a simple case more complex cases Now what?... read more »
A snippet of a story in the Illustrated Police News of 15 January 1898 – about two young women who whipped a Presbyterian minister – leaves... read more »