Capital Punishment

In the years after the end of the war in 1945, there were several notable murder cases. In fact since 1945 three four have received posthumous pardons. THE LAST EXECUTIONS IN THE UK POSTHUMOUS PARDONS After the abolishing of capital punishment, there have been several famous cases of miscarriages of justice which would have resulted… Continue reading Capital Punishment

Categorised as Crime, Legal

Treason and Treachery

This article explains the important difference between two pieces of legislation used to execute people for their activities during World War Two. These two acts of Parliament are the High Treason Act 1351 (Amended 1945) and the Treachery Act 1940. High Treason Act 1351 (Amended 1945)High Treason (the highest form of treason – against the… Continue reading Treason and Treachery