QUOTE: “I should shrink from the very idea of saying that the sentence of murder should be life imprisonment in the full sense.”
[Speech in the House of Lords, 10 July 1956]
AUTHOR: Rayner Goddard, Baron Goddard (10 April 1877 - 29 May 1971) was Lord Chief Justice of England and Wales from 1946 to 1958 and known for his strict sentencing and conservative views. He was nicknamed the 'Tiger' and "Justice-in-a-jiffy" for his no-nonsense manner. He once dismissed six appeals in one hour in 1957.