File contains papers relating to the case of Elizabeth Thompson, charged and convicted of murder. Platts-Mills acted as defence counsel and was responsible for bringing a petition against the conviction at the instigation of Thompson's father on the grounds of miscarriage of justice. Papers include correspondence, press cuttings, notes, draft petition, and a copy of the petition.
File: Thompson, Elizabeth
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- ReferenceGB 50 U DPM/7/25
- Dates of Creation17 Jan 1978-9 Jul 1991
- Physical Description1 file
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