Crime and the law
In the name of efficiency, the Children and Families Act will make it easier to take children away from their parents.
This showtrial gave us disturbing insights into the cult of the victim.
Labour is using victims of crime as an excuse to undermine centuries of hard-won rights for defendants.
New child-neglect laws will criminalise normal aspects of parenting.
A recent ruling of the UK Supreme Court treats disabled people in good care as if they were prisoners.
Must-reads from the past week
It’s easier for politicians and senior police officers to focus on the sins of the past than confront the present.
How the court managed to turn the murderers of Lee Rigby into martyrs.
A court ruling on life sentences last week was a welcome reaffirmation of parliamentary sovereignty.
The failure of a few prosecutions won't stop the crusade.