Category: Issue 3.5 – Crime & Punishment

The Last Hangman in Britain

Article by Ashley Smith. Edited by Ellie Veryard. Additional Research by Jack Barnes. The debate surrounding the death penalty in the UK has never really gone away, even since it was eventually abolished in 1969 in Great Britain (and in…

Capital Punishment: A History

Article by Simon Renwick. Edited by Linley Wareham. Additional Research by Jack Barnes. Capital punishment is still to date a highly contentious and controversial issue amongst many societies, with religious, moral and political inputs  all affecting the state’s position on ‘the…

Civil Rights in Court

Article by Benjamin Waterfield. Edited by Robert Whitley. Additional Research by Hamish Rogers. The Supreme Court of the United States was established by the US Constitution in 1789 to head the judicial branch of the new federal government. Despite its…