This pioneering study examines the considerable changes that took place in the criminal justice system in the century after the Restoration. The author reveals how and why an alternative means of dealing with crime emerged in the policing of London, in the practices and procedures of prosecution, and in the establishment of new forms of punishment.
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J. M. Beattie is Professor Emeritus of History at the University of Toronto.Review:
"Beattie argues that as dectectives, the Runners deservedly earned a reputation for their skill as investigators and for their effectiveness as prosecution witnesses. Compelling." --CHOICE
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