Goodreads helps you keep track of books you want to read.
Start by marking “Uncertain Justice: Canadian Women and Capital Punishment, 1754-1953” as Want to Read:
Uncertain Justice: Canadian Women and Capital Punishment, 1754-1953
Enlarge cover
Rate this book
Clear rating
Open Preview

Uncertain Justice: Canadian Women and Capital Punishment, 1754-1953

it was ok 2.00  ·  Rating Details  ·  2 Ratings  ·  1 Review
In 1754 Eleanor Powers was hung for a murder committed during a botched robbery. She was the first woman condemned to die in Canada, but would not be the last.

In Uncertain Justice, Beverley Boissery and Murray Greenwood portray a cast of women characters almost as often wronged by the law as they have wronged society. Starting with the Powers trial and continuing to the no
Paperback, 280 pages
Published October 1st 2000 by Dundurn (first published January 1st 2000)
More Details... edit details

Friend Reviews

To see what your friends thought of this book, please sign up.

Reader Q&A

To ask other readers questions about Uncertain Justice, please sign up.

Be the first to ask a question about Uncertain Justice

This book is not yet featured on Listopia. Add this book to your favorite list »

Community Reviews

(showing 1-3 of 3)
filter  |  sort: default (?)  |  Rating Details
Imbyr Unfortunately
Apr 13, 2012 Imbyr Unfortunately rated it did not like it
Shelves: read-in-2012
Though I thought the subject matter would be interesting, this book is poorly written and the layout seldom makes sense. Don't bother.
Simon rated it liked it
Nov 26, 2013
There are no discussion topics on this book yet. Be the first to start one »

Share This Book