Death, Detection and Crime: Was Murder Invented by literary Victorians?

I thought the easiest and quickest way to introduce this book is to share some review snippets: A study of the roots of our fascination with violent crime, Murder being an invention in Britain in the 19th century, 19th century murder as a template for modern crime and punishment, Engrossing as Flanders excels at following the trends... Continue Reading →

Lawya Art: Scripted Entertainment in the Courtroom

Broadchurch love. Nice to see great entertainment in the compelling crime/legal mystery drama Broadchurch as it returns to ABC TV tonight. Of course, when you're in the legal business, you might wince about the court room scenes and how accurate they are in the show or any legal/crime drama series for that matter. I'm Australian and practice here.... Continue Reading →

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