Slaughter On A Snowy Morn

Author: Colin Evans
Paperback: 320 pages
ISBN: 9781848311657
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We live in a society were we are used to expert witnesses having to actually be experts in their field, and to laws that restrict the evidence that can be introduced. This wasn't always the case and numerous innocent people were imprisoned solely on account of junk science. This fascinating book highlights one such case where in 1916 an innocent man came to within minutes of the death penalty before the science used to convict him was shown to be wrong and the "expert" witnesses was shown to be anything but an expert.