Crime and the law

Crime and the law

8 November 2017

A man is dead. Are the witch-hunters happy now?

Carl Sargeant: a working-class politician destroyed by middle-class hysteria.

2 November 2017

This sex‑pest witch‑hunt is an abuse of politics

Michael Fallon’s ‘kneegate’ is no Profumo scandal.

2 November 2017

The myth of the sexual-violence spectrum

Putting clumsy come-ons on a sliding scale with rape is abominable.

30 October 2017

Kevin Spacey is innocent

It isn’t virtuous to believe Spacey’s accuser — it’s backward.

30 October 2017

Harassment in the House of Commons? Calm down

The sex-pest panic is more damaging to women than it is to men.

19 October 2017

Why is the left pushing this hate-crime panic?

It’s as dubious as the ‘black mugger’ moral panic of the Seventies and Eighties.

19 October 2017

Why the White Widow deserved to die

We are at war with ISIS – due process doesn’t apply.

18 October 2017

#MeToo: seeing sexual harassment everywhere

The Weinstein scandal is giving rise to a frenzied climate.

12 October 2017

The hysteria in the Harvey Weinstein scandal

This is no longer about individual justice – it’s about collective vengeance.

9 October 2017

Ted Heath: another dead man on trial

Historical sex-abuse investigations are harming justice.