By J. J. Connolly
J. J. Connolly the favourite voice of London gangster fiction returns with a travel de strength: the Get Carter of the noughties, Layer Cake has additionally been made right into a highly-praised movie by means of Matthew Vaughn, starring Daniel Craig and Sienna Miller (it's additionally the main shoplifted e-book in England). Now Connolly is again with a sequel that sees him at the similar attractive shape, together with his trademark razor-sharp discussion and quick-fire violence, but additionally discovering darkish humor and pathos within the lives of violent males. From the London underworld, Viva l. a. insanity strikes to overseas crime with trans-Atlantic drug offers, cash laundering, and high-tech digital fraud, portrayed with an identical uncanny believability. The nameless hero of Layer Cake is pulled again into the drug video game ahead of he can get away to a sunny retirement. In a blinding mix of London low-life, Caribbean high-life, and Venezuelan drug cartels toting machine-guns in Mayfair, our hero's voice and challenge are real, exciting, and whiplash-inducing in equivalent stocks.
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These justifications are not primarily concerned with evidence (what can be done) but with the obligations and duties of individuals, societies or communities (what oughtt to be done). Each reflects the assumptions and current knowledge of its time, but versions of each can still be found in contemporary discourse, and their differences and contradictions can lead to confusion. Each also logically requires a different type of evidence to support it, and in most cases the weight of the evidence is less than an enthusiastic advocate would wish.
609). Juvenile offenders and the reformatory system In keeping with emerging ideas about ‘moral contamination’ on the one hand, and ‘corrigibility’ on the other, the nineteenth century witnessed 44 Rehabilitation, Crime and Justice a succession of attempts to separate juvenile offenders from adults and, if possible, to keep them out of prison altogether (Radzinowicz and Hood, 1990). For example, as early as the 1820s some Warwickshire magistrates were committing young offenders to the care of their employers as an alternative to formal punishment (Bochel, 1976; Raynor and Vanstone, 2002).
Third, although some schoolwork and religious instruction were common features of reformatory regimes, hard labour was a consistent and substantial ingredient of the child’s routine. This was undoubtedly due to a virtually wholesale commitment to the principle of ‘less eligibility’ (Radzinowicz and Hood, 1990). Nonetheless, by 1866 there were 65 reformatory schools accommodating up to 5000 young offenders (McConville, 1981, p. 338). Early ‘probation’ Although a ‘formal’ system of probation was not established until the early part of the twentieth century, its roots are to be found in nineteenthcentury practices (Raynor and Vanstone, 2002).