xi, 296 pages, 9 unnumbered leaves of plates : illustrations, facsimiles ; 22 cm.
Notable British trials series. Making of Modern Law legal treatises.
Case of mistaken identity; Beck was tried in the Old Bailey for larceny, in 1896, convicted, served five years in prison, was again indicted and convicted in 1904, sentence was suspended and a court of inquiry appointed, which reported that all charges against Beck in both trials were absolutely without foundation. "Leading dates in the Beck case": p. 108-114. Reproduction of original from Yale Law School Library.
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