10.3 Legal analysis of the case

WHEN THE 'CORPUS JURIS' MEETS A CORPUS DELICTI: The appearance and representation of Law's violence as purveyed in the Hulme-Parker trial [1954] and narrated in Peter Jackson's Heavenly Creatures [1994].

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