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What Happened on July 31st - To the Pillory Daniel Defoe

Daniel Defoe was nearly 60 when he began writing literature such as his fictional account of a shipwrecked sailor, The Life and Strange Adventures of Robinson Crusoe, which was published in 1719.  284 more words

History

Justice? Who cares?

Can we repair our broken “justice” system? Justice Oliver Wendell Holmes told someone “This is not a court of justice, it is a court of law.” If so, then it’s up to the law. 255 more words

Social

Pillory Torture

The pillory was used to publicly humiliate a victim. Even though it was meant as a mild form of punishment, the crowd sometimes made it lethal. 127 more words

Medieval