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By Charles O'Brien

Amateur inner most investigator Pamela Thompson is employed by means of Lydia Jennings to enquire mismanagement at her palatial 'cottage' Broadmore corridor, within the Berkshires of Western Massachusetts. Pamela discovers the butler dwelling a double lifestyles at Lydia's cost. quickly Pamela has to house a mare's nest of kin difficulties, more often than not generated through Lydia's husband, Henry Jennings, the ruthless and untrue Copper King, whose sole objective in existence is to develop into the richest guy in the United States. The climax comes at Broadmoar in the course of Henry's 4th July occasion - a grandiose occasion that he in my view orchestrates. the subsequent morning, his physique is located in his learn. Pamela's boss, the attorney Jeremiah Prescott, joins her for the research. Now they must work out, from one of several suspects, who killed Henry Jennings...

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DR RUDOLF SIEVERTS ProfeIsor of Criminal Law aDd CriminololY in tbe Univenity of Hamburg The Evolution of Sexual Criminality in the Federal Republic of Germany My report on the evolution of sexual criminality in Germany unfortunately covers only the area of the Federal Republic, since no statistics have been published on criminality in the part of Germany under Soviet Russian influence. Furthermore, my report is concerned only with criminal statistics. Nevertheless, if the reader is to understand the figures quoted I must first of all give abrief description of the legal situation in Western Germany as it is today.

The only remark that might be made is this, that in the Netherlands a large part of the country has been industrialized and urbanized. The consequence has been an increase in the medium-sized towns. It might be that the way in which countrypeople commonly react to feelings of sexual insufficiency is followed by them even when their environment has been urbanized. 4. Why is the increase of sexual criminality so much more marked among the married group? Here the hypotheses put forward in answer to questions 1 and 2 shed some light on this fourth question too.

Entailmayaiso loss of f civil rights 55 THE EVOLUTION OF SEXUAL CRIMINALITY IN GERMANY B. Incest = intercourse between persons unable to marry on account of blood relationship or relationship by marriage IV. s. up to 5 years; in the case of relatives in the descending line, i. up to 2 years; offenders under 18 years of age are not punishable. modesty A. Causing a public nuisance by sexual im- § 183 } i. up morality Penal Code years Main case: exhibitionism (indecent exposure) possibly merging with § 176 No.

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