19 June 2015

An insider’s elegy to human rights

Francesca Klug’s new book offers an insight into why the human-rights project has failed to garner public support.

1 June 2015

The inhumanity of Britain’s surrogacy laws

Forcing a surrogate mum to part with her child is an outrage.

20 May 2015

HRA: giving democracy a hammering

Tory plans to replace the HRA will only reinforce judicial tyranny.

29 April 2015

Tower Hamlets: the tyranny of fake ‘anti-racism’

If only Lutfur Rahman had been toppled by debate rather than a judge.

18 March 2015

Yes, we should abolish workplace race laws

Anti-discrimination laws heighten racial sensitivity and destroy meritocracy.

12 February 2015

New rape laws: turning sex into a crime

Rape laws in England and Wales have become terrifyingly Kafkaesque.

28 January 2015

How to prevent terrorism in five easy steps!

Jon Holbrook’s top tips for playing your role in the fight against terrorism.

22 December 2014

Torture report: war is no place for the law

No one benefits from the invasion of lawyers into the sphere of war.

3 December 2014

It shouldn’t be a crime to be a bad parent

The Cinderella Law will make everyday family life a criminal matter.

Books 14 November 2014

Don’t blame judges for the decline of democracy

It’s not just bureaucrats who are suspicious of the demos.