Crime, justice, and punishment
Found in 13 Collections and/or Records:
Contains the printed court proceedings against William Blomfield and William John Geddis on the charge of contempt, for their work on the New Zealand Observer, October 9, 10, 13, 29, 1913. Also included is typed script with an analysis of the court process, and a letter of correspondence from Ian F. Grant reporting on research progress, sent 3/12/1985.
Contains the court proceedings from the trial of Walter James Bolton, a Taranaki farmer accused of killing his wife with arsenic. Included is both the prosecution evidence and the defence evidence. Is regarding events of 1955-1956.
A collection of handwritten notes and newspaper clippings. The notes are regarding the trial of Walter James Bolton, the newspaper clippings are focused of modern murder statistics, controversial judge Worley Bassett Edwards, unsolved cases, and specifically the 1999 trial of Scott Watson. The Publication date range is c. 1956-2003. The subject matter includes dates as far back as 1890.
A collection of newspaper clippings, 1961-1962 Police Department Charge sheets, a list of New Zealand Police, a list of Wellington lawyers and prints. Primarily discusses New Zealand crime, the justice system and court processes. Focuses specifically on the Hulme/Parker case of 1954 and the Bolton case of 1956/1957. The publication date range is c. 1956-1994. The subject matter includes dates as far back as 1881.
A series of N.Z. Truth articles collectively titled “Court proceedings in Wellington reported by Les Cleveland 1956-1959”. The cases include the crimes of murder, manslaughter, rape, adultery, infanticide, assault, indecency, general vice, police misconduct and theft. Also includes divorce settlements, libel claims, alcohol regulation, access to resources and other miscellaneous bulletins.
A series of N.Z. Truth articles collectively titled “Court cases in Wellington reported by Les Cleveland in 1955. June 15 1955 – Nov. 20, 1956”. The cases include murder, manslaughter, assault and rape, adultery, driving charges, police misconduct, indecency, fraud, hijacking, smuggling and theft. Also included is an obituary from The Evening Post, August 14, 1997, p 7, for Arthur Henry Hart, a notable member of the Wellington Police force.
A collection of mostly newspaper clippings, along with some police charge sheets. The news stories are predominantly local and national, with topics such as aviation disasters, meat prices, fires, railways, unions, censorship, crime, trials, leisure and competitions. The publication date range is hard to define due to many of the articles being undated, of those that are the date range is c. 1948-1949. The subject matter corresponds with publication.
Five pasted articles on a sheet of paper which appears to belong to the Collins Exchequer Diary 1955 [See 'Cabinet 3, Drawer 3, 'Miscellaneous Archives']. Court cases reported on by LC.
A collection of handwritten notes, photocopied newspaper clippings and typed script. Details the Auckland prison riot of July 1965 including the inquiry and court proceedings involving Daniel MacMillan and other prisoners, the events of the riots and personal accounts. Also includes some information on the earlier revolt of 1960. The publication date range is c. 1960-1979. The subject matter includes dates as early as 1954.
A collection of newspaper clippings and typed scripts. Detail many of social concerns such as the justice system, censorship, health standards, communism, police conduct, resources and tension between newspaper publishers. The case of Malcom Belcher’s confinement after a protest explosion is the predominant focus. The publication date range is 1956-2004. The subject matter includes dates as far back as 1954.
A collection of printed and edited notes, a photograph, newspaper clippings and a photocopied newspaper clipping. The recurrent themes include murder rates, the probation system, prison reform and penal policy, the death penalty, the prison experience and police behavior. The publication date range is 1955-1985. The subject matter includes dates as far back as 1877.