Joan Smith

Let Down by Law

Eve Was Shamed: How British Justice is Failing Women


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It is a quarter of a century since Helena Kennedy’s book Eve Was Framed: Women and British Justice was published. A great deal has changed in that time, a circumstance reflected in the less equivocal title of this sequel, which leaves us in little doubt that Kennedy believes things have got worse since she first wrote about the way women are treated by the police, courts and judges.

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