REVIEWS: ‘With Violent Hands: Youths and Murder in 1945 Britain’ for Law Gazette.

May 12, 2020
This account of two parallel murder trials in 1945 – one at the Old Bailey and the other in the military courts at Kensington Palace Gardens, both involving 18-year-old defendants facing the possibility of death by hanging if convicted – ought to be a fascinating work of micro-history. Yet Conrad Lisk’s execution (so to speak) leaves the project feeling oddly weightless.

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