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The latimer mercy

by Richardson, Robert

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Published by Gollancz in London .
Written in English


Edition Notes

Statementby Robert Richardson
SeriesGollancz crime, Gollancz crime
The Physical Object
Pagination184 str. ;
Number of Pages184
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL24651100M
ISBN 10057504537X
ISBN 109780575045378
OCLC/WorldCa456204936

  Mr. Latimer is notoriously publicity-shy, but over several years granted a series of in-depth interviews to journalist Gary Bauslaugh, whose book Robert Latimer, A Story of Justice and Mercy will be published next month. Bauslaugh’s book on the Robert Latimer mercy-killing case (Robert Latimer, A Story of Justice and Mercy, James Lorimer and Co. Toronto) was published in His book on jury nullification, The Secret Power of Juries, was published by Lorimer in

Robert Latimer was convicted 25 years ago of killing his year-old daughter, Tracy, who had severe disabilities. Latimer still wants that conviction overturned.   They say it contrasts with other recent instances of ''mercy killing,'' or euthanasia, in Canada in that the prosecutors originally charged Mr. Latimer with first-degree murder.

  24,, articles and books. Periodicals Literature. Keyword Title Author Topic. Robert Latimer case and qualities of mercy. Link/Page Citation THERE HAVE BEEN few events in recent memory that have stirred a greater number of complex issues than the case of Robert Latimer, convicted of murder in the death of his year-old severely.   Robert Latimer's daughter Tracy, 12, was in near-constant pain from the severe cerebral palsy she was born with. Diaper-clad and weighing 38 pounds, she could not walk, talk or feed herself.


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The latimer mercy by Richardson, Robert Download PDF EPUB FB2

The story begins with the theft of the Latimer Mercy Bible, which contains the misprint "merry" corrected by the martyr Hugh Latimer during the 16th century. Augustus (Gus) Maltravers, playwright, is visiting his sister and brother-in-law in Vercaster when the treasure is stolen from the cathedral.5/5(2).

(Augustus Maltravers #1) When a rare, misprinted edition of a sixteenth-century Bible is stolen from Vercaster Cathedral, and a talented London actress is discoverdd missing, Augustus Maltravers thinks that the two incidents are related/5.

The Latimer Mercy. on *FREE* The latimer mercy book on qualifying offers. The Latimer cturer: St. Martin's Press. The story begins with the theft of the Latimer Mercy Bible, which contains the misprint merry'' corrected American thriller buffs are sure to give this British author's first novel a warm reception.

A passionate advocate for more permissive end-of-life legislation, author Gary Bauslaugh frequently allows editorializing to undermine his account of Latimer’s actions and their arduous judicial aftermath.

Still, the book serves as a potent character study of a caring and unrepentant parent. Robert Latimer: A Story of Justice and Mercy. In OctoberRobert Latimer, a Saskatchewan farmer, decided to end the life of his chronically ill daughter rather than subject her to another painful surgery.

Tracy, who had the mental capacity of a five-month-old infant, was twelve at the time of her death/5. Buy The Latimer Mercy By Robert Richardson, in Very Good condition. Our cheap used books come with free delivery in Australia.

ISBN: ISBN XCategory: Fiction Books > Crime And Mystery. "Robert Latimer's story is the ultimate antidote to the tendency to see the law in abstract terms. The supposed virtue of our legal system is its ability to temper law with justice. This book sets out clearly the many barriers to that goal- naiveté of accused, pop-psychology misconceptions, prosecutorial zeal.

Buy the Hardcover Book Robert Latimer: A story of justice and mercy by Gary Bauslaugh atCanada's largest bookstore. Free shipping and pickup in store on eligible orders. In OctoberRobert Latimer, a Saskatchewan farmer, decided to end the life of his chronically ill daughter rather than subject her to another painful surgery.

'Compassionate homicide': The law and Robert Latimer. After 10 years in prison, Robert Latimer is being released on parole. He was convicted for second degree murder in the killing of his severely disabled daughter, Tracy. He argued he killed his daughter to end her suffering. COVID Resources. Reliable information about the coronavirus (COVID) is available from the World Health Organization (current situation, international travel).Numerous and frequently-updated resource results are available from this ’s WebJunction has pulled together information and resources to assist library staff as they consider how to handle coronavirus.

The Latimer mercy. [Robert Richardson] -- Amateur detective and playwright Augustus Maltravers investigates the disappearance of his friend, a beautiful London actress. Robert William "Bob" Latimer (born Ma ) is a Canadian canola and wheat farmer who was convicted of second-degree murder in the death of his daughter Tracy (Novem – Octo ).

This case sparked a national controversy on the definition and ethics of euthanasia as well as the rights of people with disabilities, and led to two Supreme Court decisions, R.

Latimer Born: Ma (age 66). Therefore, I continue to have trouble with what Latimer did. And Bauslaugh, to his credit, agrees that the mercy killing of Tracy Latimer is troubling even for a supporter of euthanasia: “I have no doubt, as I have indicated frequently in this book, that it was an act of mercy and compassionAuthor: Canadian Lawyer.

Mercy-Books. 1, likes 32 talking about this. Ich liebe Bücher, sie sind meine Leidenschaft.5/5(7). case study: Robert Latimer introduction & the book. The book Robert Latimer, A Story of Justice and Mercy, by Gary Bauslaugh, was published in October of by James Lorimer and Co, Toronto.(ISBN or ) Read comments about the book.

Order the book from. Following is a short version of some of the points made in the book. Robert Latimer: A Story of Justice and Mercy, which was released earlier this month, is thought-provoking, and effectively raises issues that will have to be dealt with, once and for all, by the justice system.".

(Damian J. Penny is a family law practitioner with Bedford Law Inc. in Bedford, N.S.)5/5(3). The author "effectively weaves the tragic events surrounding the Latimer family into a call for enlightened legislation." - Joseph Hnatiuk Winnipeg Free Press A passionate indictment of a legal system that failed an honest, hardworking Prairie farmer who paid an unconscionable price for his act of love and mercy.

A plea for mercy, compassion: B.C. author lines up behind Robert Latimer, calls for enlightened legislation in Canada Seventeen years ago, a crime was committed in rural Saskatchewan that took seven years to resolve, though the perpetrator confessed.

At the periphery of the Latimer case, still more issues are raised by the reactions of people to it; whenever a society becomes polarized to the extent that one side of a controversy cannot conceive of the other point of view or seeks in all sincerity to equate dissent with evil, then the time has come to draw back and let reason in.

Robert Latimer: A Story of Justice and Mercy Publisher: James Lorimer and Co., Toronto () In OctoberRobert Latimer, a Saskatchewan farmer, decided to end the life of his chronically ill daughter rather than subject her to another painful surgery.Richardson introduced his journalist-sleuth Gus Maltravers in his John Creasey Award-winning The Latimer Mercy.

In this welcome second appearance Maltravers is thrilled to gain an exclusive inter. Arthur Schafer is founding director of the Centre for Professional and Applied Ethics, University of Manitoba. On Oct. 24,Robert Latimer, Author: Arthur Schafer.