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Thomas Erskine and Trial by Jury free pdf As King's Counsel he was involved in many celebrated trials, including the prosecution of John Horne Took for seditious libel and of Queen Caroline for adultery. His other notable achievements include the successful defence of Thomas Paine's Rights of Man, which cost him the post of Attorney-General to the Prince of Wales. Erskine also served as Member of Parliament for Portsmouth and for just one year as Lord Chancellor. Latterly the First Baron Erskine, this book covers his controversial career and rise to high office. An ideal companion to Sir William Garrow (Waterside Press 2010).

About John Hostettler

John Hostettler was a practicing solicitor in London for thirty-five years as well as undertaking political and civil liberties cases in Nigeria, Germany and Aden. His earlier books include several biographical and historical works, and his books for Waterside Press include Sir William Garrow- The Criminal Jury Old and New- Fighting for Justice -The History and Origins of Adversary Trial- A History of Criminal Justice in England and Wales (2009)- and Hanging in the Balance - A History of the Abolition of Capital Punishment in Britain (with Dr Brian P. Block).

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Author : John Hostettler
Publisher : Waterside Press
Data Published : 30 June 2010
ISBN : 1906534861
EAN : 9781906534868
Format Book : PDF, Epub, DOCx, TXT
Number of Pages : 276 pages
Age + : 15 years
Language : English
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