1. Gerry Whyte, Lord Ellenborough’s Law of Humanity and the
legal duty to relieve destitution.
2. Joe McGrath, Twenty Years since the McDowell Report: A
Reflection on the Powers and Performance of the Office of Director
of Corporate Enforcement (ODCE).
3. Stephen Coutts, The Oireachtas and the Eurocrisis: Empowerment
4. Mark Coen, Judicial Comment after Rattigan.
Symposium: Historical Perspectives on Capital Punishment
1. Ian O’Donnell, An Interfering Judge, a Biddable Executive,
and an Unbroken Neck.
2. Rian Sutton, A ‘matter for the consideration of the
Executive alone’: The court of public opinion and narratives of
mercy in the clemency cases of Elizabeth Gibbons and Chiara
3. Rachel Bennett, “An offence formerly unknown in this part of
the United Kingdom”: Robbery and the death penalty in early
4. Lizzie Seal and Alexa Neale, Race, gender and bourgeois
respectability: The Execution of Percy Clifford, 1914.
5. Lynsey Black, Murder, Capital Punishment, and the Irish in
Scotland, 1864 to 1914.
1. David Prendergast, The presumption pertaining to murder mens
rea in section 4(2) of the Criminal Justice Act 1964.