PHYSICIANS AS DETECTIVES FOR THE POLICE.
In Birmingham, England, the members of the medical profession have taken considerable exception to a circular sent out by the chief constable of that city, calling attention to the murder of a new-born child, and asking information from any physician who had attended a woman who might have been the mother. The physicians object to being made detectives. In the London Lancet we note the Birmingham coroner's statement as follows:
There is a common law liability—a...