9 February 2012

A perverted ruling that degrades us all

A bizarre court order banning an autistic woman from having sex dehumanises people with learning difficulties.

1 February 2012

Don’t replace the drug laws with therapy laws

Campaigners who claim they want to liberalise the drug laws are in fact demanding more state control over drug-users.

19 January 2012

Trial by jury: the case for the defence

We should fight hard to defend the right to a jury trial, which remains the ‘lamp that shows that freedom lives’.

9 November 2010

In the name of the victim, the jury’s out

The proposal by the ‘victims’ champion’ to cut jury trials is an attack on the essential right to be judged by our peers.

10 August 2010

Barnardo’s, butt out of the law

The children’s charity wants to ‘fast track’ court cases that could result in the removal of a child from its family. No way.