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    • John Mortimer Presents 'The Trials of Marshall Hall'

    • By: Michael Butt
    • Narrated by: Michael Butt
    • Length: 2 hrs and 12 mins
    • Original Recording
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      3.5 out of 5 stars 12
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 6
    • Story
      3.5 out of 5 stars 6

    Edward Marshall-Hall, who was born in Brighton in 1858, became perhaps the country's most successful advocate of all time, building his reputation on a phenomenal talent for acquitting defendants in murder trials where a guilty verdict had seemed a foregone conclusion. Given that murder during this period carried a sentence of execution by hanging, he can be said to have saved a considerable number of souls, male and female, from the horrors of the noose.

    Regular price: $15.49