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The iniquity exception to privilege can prove useful in a variety of litigation contexts.
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Starting work on some of Leveson’s recommendations for the courts must be a priority.
The way government has set about removing the law’s ‘height advantage’ is depressing.
Conference of chief justices offers a way out of the old plot-line.
The profession must be alert to the legal questions raised by the use of pilotless aircraft.
The lord chief justice wants to spare us details of horrific crimes. His good intentions are doomed.
When a partner misbehaves, everyone around them can be tarnished.
As the legal revolution progresses, the danger is that the weakest and most abused clients will be pushed to the margins.
This handbook on embryonic new powers in the court is in a league of its own.