About The Story of Crime and PunishmentThis special issue examines law and disorder over the centuries, and re-examines some infamous crimes, from dandy highwaymen to Jack the Ripper. From the medieval period to the 20 the century, the British justice system changed in line with society and its values. Expert historians examine its effect on the lives of ordinary people.nInside you will find:n• An account of Britain's first terroristn• What it was like to be sent to the stocksn• Why we are fascinated with murdern• A glimpse into smuggling's heyday
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