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The Crime of Suicide

Suicide was a crime in England and Wales until 1961 (when the Suicide Act was passed). Originally, it was a sin in religious terms, but from the 13th century, it became a common law offence – one of ‘self-murder’ or… 720 more words

18th Century

Victoria, Australia: Responses to Coroner's recommendations published

The Coronial Service of Victoria has published on its website the responses from all those identified as being in receipt of recommendations arising from the Inquest into the Kerang level crossing accident in June 2007 on its website. 22 more words

Level Crossing

Time Has Proved You Right

Tomorrow is the 25th anniversary of the Hillsborough disaster. I’ve written about my experience before (Where There’s Blame There’s A Claim), and again shortly after the Hillsborough Independent Panel had published their finding ( 389 more words

Random Ramblings

Tributes continue in Hillsborough Inquests

The inquests of the Hillsborough disaster continued today, with ten more tributes to those who died read out in court.

There were tributes to: Alan McGlone, Andrew Sefton, David Birtle, Paul Brady, Joseph Clark, Stuart Thompson, Andrew Brookes, David Birtle, Carl & Nicholas Hewitt who all lost their lives in the tragedy. 147 more words

Is the UK Inquest System Fair?

(This is an article that was written for my Media, Law & Ethics module at University)

The UK inquest system can be argued both fair and unfair depending on the inquest case. 515 more words

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