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Sentences and Punishments (Justice system homepage)
The Victorians were very worried about crime. Levels rose sharply towards the end of the 18th century and continued to rise through much of the 19th...

The Courts and Judiciary (Justice system homepage)
In the early nineteenth century, court conditions and the treatment of both the victim and the accused was very different from today. Trials in court...

Transportation (Justice system homepage)
Transportation was an alternative punishment to hanging. Convicted criminals were transported to the colonies to serve their prison sentences. It had...

Catching the Criminal (Justice system homepage)
The Victorian period saw great changes in how people were caught, arrested and charged to appear in court. The police force, as we know it today, did...

Witnesses, Lawyers and Juries (Justice system homepage)
A person on trial today will have been arrested and charged by the police. Then the public prosecution service will have decided to bring the case to...

Crime, Poverty and Reforms (Justice system homepage)
At the end of the 18th century it was not just crime that was increasing but also poverty. The industrial revolution made many people rich but for...

Gaols (Justice system homepage)
During the 19th century, gaols' buildings and daily life changed dramatically to reflect the beliefs of the time. Prison regimes came to be based on...