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Stephen Ward Was Innocent, OK
Author: Geoffrey Robertson QC

ISBN: 9781849546904
Format: Hardcover
Number Of Pages: 208
Published: 8 January 2014
Country of Publication: GB
Dimensions (cm): 19.8 x 13.0 x 2.5
Description:
Geoffrey Robertson Q.C. brings his forensic skills and a deeply felt sense of injustice to the case at the heart of the Profumo affair, the notorious scandal that brought down a government.

'The conviction of Stephen Ward stands as the worst unrequited miscarriage of justice in modern British history, and it is now time it was overturned.' - Geoffrey Robertson QC

Late in the afternoon of Wednesday 31 July 1963, Dr Stephen Ward was convicted at the Old Bailey on two counts alleging that he lived on the earnings of a prostitute. He was not in the dock but comatose in hospital. The previous night he had taken a massive overdose, because after the judge's summing up, he said, 'I've given up all hope'.

Many observers of the proceedings thought the convictions did not reflect the evidence and that the trial was unfair, and this new book will show that it breached basic standards of justice.

The funeral of Stephen Ward, at Mortlake Cemetery in August 1963, attracted only six mourners. This distinguished osteopath and skilled portrait artist, a favourite of Lon...

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