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The schoolmaster's experience in Newgate [Parts 1-2]

Title: The schoolmaster's experience in Newgate [Parts 1-2]
Creator: [Wall, Charles]
Description: Wall describes the life of criminals, particularly thieves, drawing upon his experience at Newgate prison. He focuses on the character of criminals, both adult and juvenile, the sentences they've received, and their views of punishment. In Part 2, Wall discusses London's Old Bailey court and the areas in need of improvement. Specifically, he mentions the effect judicial influence has on sentences. He also focuses on hurried trials and the need for a court of appeals.
Type: Article
Source: Fraser's Magazine 5. Feb-July (nos. 29-30) (1832): 521-533, 736-749.
Date: 1832

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