Posts Tagged ‘campaigners’

compiled by Tippa Naphtali 22nd July 2009 This is an interview with Mrs. Preston, Frances’ childhood friend on the day of Frances Newton’s execution, September 14, 2005 On Wednesday 14th September 2005, Frances Newton became the third woman to die in Texas’ death chamber since executions resumed in 1982, and the first black woman to […]


originally published: July 2009 The Coroners and Justice Bill 2009 was published on 15th  January 2009 and has been making its way through parliament. INQUEST has been working to ensure that the needs of bereaved people are at the forefront of parliamentarians’ minds. INQUEST has published nine detailed briefings on the Bill and proposed amendments […]


originally published: 18th June 2009 Hugh R. Manes, a veteran civil rights lawyer who for 40 years fought for victims of police misconduct, died Saturday at his Los Angeles home after a long battle with emphysema, according to his law partner, Carol Watson. He was 84. Manes began representing victims of police misconduct in the […]