A LANCE FOR LIBERTY

Author: Casswell (J.D.)
Year: 1961
Publisher: Harrap
First Edition
Signed by the author
Edition Details: 1st edn.
Book Condition: NrF/Vg
Price: 10.00
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Hardback. With a Foreword by Lord Oaksey. An autobiography. The author had a unique record as an advocate: he defended about 40 men and women in this country, charged with murder, yet only 5 were hanged. The rest were acquitted or their offence was reduced to a lesser charge. He tells the behind-the-scenes story of some of the most celebrated murder trials, including : George Stoner; Reginald Woolmington the West Country farm labourer, who was the only man ever to be cleared of a murder charge by the House of Lords; Neville Heath; Charlotte Bryant; "The Cleft Chin Murder"; Malinowski; James Camb; Sinn Feiners + many more. Illus., Index. 325pp. 8vo. h/back. Lightly browned edges o/w Nr. F. in protected Vg. dw.

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