12 February 2013

Don’t let a tragedy jeopardise justice

Yes, cross-examination can be tough and stressful for witnesses in trials - but it must not be watered down.

29 January 2013

Let the demos do battle with the death penalty

Global finger-wagging over Indonesia's death sentence against a British gran is not the way to challenge injustice.

14 January 2013

Jimmy Savile and the end of objectivity

Prosecutors and police have ditched the disinterested search for truth in favour of affirming victims’ experiences.

17 December 2012

Victim’s justice: a pointless charade

The proposed ‘community remedy’ is another desperate attempt by politicians and police to appear accountable.

13 December 2012

We’re no longer citizens, we’re suspects

The new Communications Data Bill continues the trend away from privacy to giving the state full access to our private lives.

3 December 2012

Passing judgement on the dead

Prosecutors and police had no business in pronouncing that the late Liberal Democrat MP Cyril Smith had abused children.

12 November 2012

Laws should be made by The People, not judges

US Supreme Court justice Antonin Scalia is unpopular with liberals, but he has a point about democracy.

6 November 2012

End of double jeopardy: nothing to be proud of

It is surreal to give Doreen Lawrence a Pride of Britain award for her alleged assault on ‘arcane’ legal principles.

1 November 2012

The rise of the middle‑class squatter

In the latest of our new series of video comments, Luke Gittos takes a look at the wrongs of the squatters’ rights brigade

24 October 2012

An inhumane presumption of guilt

As the Savile scandal reaches a new pitch, key principles of criminal justice are being sacrificed at the altar of victimhood.