Dangerous to Know Updated Edition : An Australasian Crime Compendium
Dangerous to Know documents murders known and not so well known, conmen and their victims, street gangs of the early twentieth century, crime lords of the 1920s, dock wars of the 1970s, bikers, sex offenders, and the drug gangs of today as well as the wrongly accused and wrongly convicted. They're all here, as well as some of the police, lawyers and judges who have tried to deal with them.
- Electronic book text
- 01 Feb 2016
- Melbourne University Press
- Melbourne University Press Digital
James Morton, a former defence lawyer in England, is one of Britain's leading experts on crime, and the author of more than twenty books including his bestselling Gangland series. Susanna Lobez is an actor-turned-barrister-turned-broadcaster. She has been an ABC specialist legal broadcaster on The Law Report (radio) and Law Matters (TV). She has written feature articles for the Age and columns for the Sunday Herald Sun.They are the co-authors of the bestselling Gangland Australia. James Morton is also the co-author of Shotgun and Standover, an account of the Painters and Dockers' Union.