Crime and the law

Crime and the law

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.

13 February 2018

Why is it okay to censor Christians?

Vue’s pulling of a film about gay-conversion therapy is disturbing.

23 January 2018

Why men are being wrongly accused of rape

The redefinition of rape as ‘bad sex’ is devastating to justice.