Crime and the law

Crime and the law

19 April 2018

The real scandal of the Ulster Rugby rape trial

Punishing men who were found not guilty makes a mockery of justice.

11 April 2018

Another moral panic about rap

‘Drill’ music is not the cause of youth violence.

4 April 2018

Alison Saunders: when law becomes a crusade

Under Saunders’ reign, the CPS became far too political.

3 April 2018

The misplaced panic about London’s murder rate

Youth violence is both less and more serious than is being reported.

30 March 2018

Worboys and the new threat to justice

This case could set a dangerous precedent.

14 March 2018

Domestic violence: authoritarianism is not the answer

Theresa May’s Domestic Abuse Bill is an insult to justice.

13 March 2018

Telford girls: the wrong kind of victims

The #MeToo set’s silence on the rape of working-class girls is deafening.

12 March 2018

The antiquarian assault on press freedom

How dusty old laws are being used to harass journalists.

Is it now a thoughtcrime to hate Islam?

Why you shouldn’t be cheering the jailing of Britain First’s leaders.

27 February 2018

Swamping the police in litigation

John Worboys’ victims’ Supreme Court victory will make the police worse at their job.