Friday, April 08, 2005

Wrongly jailed man is honoured - Evening Times

"THE first victim of miscarriage of justice in Scotland has been given a tribute in his home city.

Oscar Slater, who with the help of author Sir Arthur Conan Doyle was pardoned after serving 19 years' hard labour for a murder he didn't commit, has finally been honoured in Glasgow.

A pub in the west end of the city has been re-named "Oscar Slater's" as an unofficial memorial to the man..."