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Book launch: History of the Criminal Justice System

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Join us for Colin Rimington's 'History of the Criminal Justice System' book launch! The book explores the development of prisons and courts in Melbourne and Victoria's earliest days.

Join us for the launch of Colin Rimington's latest book, 'History of the Criminal Justice System', featuring Honourable Frank Vincent, former Supreme Court judge.

All proceeds from the book sales will go to Police Legacy.

About the book:
Rimington takes us back to the earliest days of Victoria’s settlement and introduces the politicians, police, magistrates, and criminals who played a part in Melbourne and Victoria’s development. We are shown how the prison hulks developed into stockades on land and the philosophy behind the construction of the prisons –many no longer occupied – as well as the courts built for conducting trials, both civil and criminal. With a foreword by Jon Faine.

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Colin Rimington

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