Crime and the law

20 July 2016

How Gove made prisons more humane

Anyone interested in prison reform should be gutted Gove has gone.

13 July 2016

The Remain campaign’s parliamentary paternalism

A note to lawyers: parliament is sovereign because it expresses the will of the people.

5 July 2016

Turning parliament against the people

The legal challenge to Brexit is an outrage against democracy.

13 June 2016

The Stanford petitioners want revenge, not justice

The campaign to sack Brock Turner's judge undermines the rule of law.

2 June 2016

Defend Gawker’s freedom to gossip

The Hulk Hogan sex-tape case is an attack on free expression.

31 May 2016

The Mau Mau rebels were more than victims

Reducing the Kenyan uprising to a colonial morality tale does it a disservice.

25 May 2016

The family courts make a mockery of justice

It’s little wonder people are fearful of making abuse allegations.

16 May 2016

Calling out false abuse allegations

A new study shows how pseudo-victims’ claims differ to those of true victims.

3 May 2016

Hillsborough: a few truths they still want to hide

The cover-ups around the deaths of 96 Liverpool fans are not over yet.