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Justice Stevenson on retirement

Title
Justice Stevenson on retirement
Genre
News report
TX Date
11 Apr 1979
Year of production
1979
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Duration
00:03:17
Description
Ken Dennis reports on the career of Justice Melford Stevenson, who is to retire after 53 years as a QC and High Court judge, and who served in many high-profile trials, defended Ruth Ellis and sentenced the Kray gang, and is principally renowned for his stiff sentences and caustic comments.
Contributors
Ken Dennis
Keywords
Ruth Ellis; Judges; Retirement; Reggie Kray; Ronnie Kray; High Court; Melford Stevenson

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