In Jail with Charles Dickens
by Alfred Trumble
Publisher: Suckling & Galloway 1896
Number of pages: 190
Readers of Charles Dickens must all have remarked the deep and abiding interest he took in that grim accessory to civilization, the prison. He not only went jail hunting whenever opportunity offered, but made a profound study of the rules, practices and abuses of these institutions.
Home page url
Download or read it online for free here:
- Office of Technology Assessment
The memorandum presents the results of the Office of Technology Assessment (OTA) review of the scientific evidence on the validity of polygraph testing. OTA concluded that there is very little research evidence to establish polygraph test validity.
by James Brandon - Centre for Social Cohesion
The book shows how Islamic extremists in the UK have established dedicated websites in order to circumvent anti-terrorism measures. The report catalogues the content of these websites and analyses how extremists use these sites to spread their ideas.
by Clarence Darrow - Project Gutenberg
This book comes from the experience of more than forty years spent in court. Aside from the practice of my profession, the topics I have treated are such as have always held my interest and inspired a taste for books that discuss the human machine.
by Charles Murray - Civitas Book Publisher
The celebrated American sociologist Charles Murray provides an uncompromising restatement and defence of the backward-looking, retributive justification of criminal punishment. He also makes an impassioned plea for England to revert to this approach.