New Shakespeare First Folio discovered

Apr 7, 2016

New Shakespeare First Folio discovered

A new William Shakespeare First Folio, part of the original collection of 36 plays published in 1623, has been discovered on a Scottish island, the University of Oxford said Thursday. Emma Smith, professor of Shakespeare Studies at Oxford University, authenticated the First Folio as ...

Public backing of death penalty questioned

Feb 7, 2014

Public backing of death penalty questioned

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When defending Japan’s use of the death penalty, the government always cites overwhelming public support for the policy, and the last survey in 2009 showed 86 percent backed the status quo. But a major new study by an academic in Britain shows “serious flaws” ...