Category Archives: Jeremy Bamber

The Life Penalty: Foucault, Derrida, Bamber – abstract for a possible conference

I have been asked if I’d be interested in speaking at a planned conference on ‘Cruel and Unusual Punishments’, which sounds intriguing, although somewhat outside of my usual research interests. At the moment it is not at all clear that … Continue reading

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More doubts about the Jeremy Bamber conviction

Ballistics experts raise doubts as to whether the much-disputed silencer was ever used – report in The Guardian, and a video reviewing the case a year ago. I said something about this case in my piece on the Troy Davis execution … Continue reading

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The Killings of Troy Davis

Like many people I’ve been fascinated and horrified by the case of Troy Davis. Davis was found guilty of the 1989 murder of an off-duty policeman, who had gone to the defence of a man being beaten. Davis was convicted … Continue reading

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